Intravaginal practices, vaginal infections and HIV acquisition: systematic review and meta-analysis

Hilber, Adriane Martin; Francis, Suzanna C; Chersich, Matthew; Scott, Pippa; Redmond, Shelagh; Bender, Nicole; Miotti, Paolo; Temmerman, Marleen; Low, Nicola (2010). Intravaginal practices, vaginal infections and HIV acquisition: systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS ONE, 5(2), e9119. Lawrence, Kans.: Public Library of Science 10.1371/journal.pone.0009119

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Intravaginal practices are commonly used by women to manage their vaginal health and sexual life. These practices could, however, affect intravaginal mucosal integrity. The objectives of this study were to examine evidence for associations between: intravaginal practices and acquisition of HIV infection; intravaginal practices and vaginal infections; and vaginal infections and HIV acquisition.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Pre-clinic Human Medicine > Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine

UniBE Contributor:

Martin Hilber, Adriane; Scott, Pippa; Redmond, Shelagh; Bender, Nicole and Low, Nicola

ISSN:

1932-6203

Publisher:

Public Library of Science

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:09

Last Modified:

12 Sep 2017 18:43

Publisher DOI:

10.1371/journal.pone.0009119

PubMed ID:

20161749

Web of Science ID:

000274442600017

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.989

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/989 (FactScience: 201599)

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