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Trichomonas vaginalis and Human Immunodeficiency Virus Coinfection Among Women Under Community Supervision: A Call for Expanded T. vaginalis Screening.

Authors
  • Davis, Alissa1
  • Dasgupta, Anindita
  • Goddard-Eckrich, Dawn
  • El-Bassel, Nabila
  • 1 From the *HIV Center, Division of Gender, Sexuality, and Health, New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia University Medical Center; and †Social Intervention Group, School of Social Work, Columbia University, New York, NY.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Sexually transmitted diseases
Publication Date
October 2016
Volume
43
Issue
10
Pages
617–622
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000503
PMID: 27631355
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Given the high prevalence of T. vaginalis among this sample of women, particularly among HIV-positive women, and high levels of reinfection or persistent infection, screening for T. vaginalis among women under community supervision may have a substantial impact on reducing HIV acquisition and transmission among this high-risk population.

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