The effect of highly active antiretroviral therapy on human papillomavirus clearance and cervical cytology.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Obstetrics and gynecology, Volume 113, Issue 1, p.26-31 (2009)

Keywords:

2009, Adult, AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections, Antiretroviral Therapy, Highly Active, CD4 Lymphocyte Count, Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia, Cervix Uteri, DISEASE PROGRESSION, Female, HIV Infections, Humans, Papillomaviridae, Papillomavirus Infections, Remission Induction, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Institute, Vaginal Smears

Abstract:

To examine the association of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) with human papillomavirus (HPV) clearance and progression or regression of cervical cytological abnormalities in women with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).