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