High-risk human papillomavirus reactivation in human immunodeficiency virus-infected women: risk factors for cervical viral shedding.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Obstetrics and gynecology, Volume 115, Issue 6, p.1150-8 (2010)

Keywords:

2010, Adult, Age Factors, Alphapapillomavirus, Case-Control Studies, CD4 Lymphocyte Count, Center-Authored Paper, Cervix Uteri, Female, HIV Infections, Humans, Longitudinal Studies, Middle Aged, Papillomavirus Infections, Prevalence, Public Health Sciences Division, Risk Factors, Seroepidemiologic Studies, United States, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Virus Activation, Virus Shedding

Abstract:

To evaluate the presence of and estimate risk factors for reactivation of latent high-risk human papillomavirus (HPV) cervical infection in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected and HIV-uninfected women.