Pregnancy, contraceptive use, and HIV acquisition in HPTN 039: relevance for HIV prevention trials among African women.

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Journal Article


Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999), Volume 53, Issue 5, p.606-13 (2010)


2010, Adult, Africa South of the Sahara, Center-Authored Paper, Contraception, Female, HIV, HIV Infections, Humans, Incidence, PREGNANCY, Pregnancy Complications, Infectious, Proportional Hazards Models, Risk Factors, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Young Adult


Biomedical HIV prevention trials enroll sexually active women at risk of HIV and often discontinue study product during pregnancy. We assessed risk factors for pregnancy and HIV acquisition, and the effect of pregnancy on time off study drug in HIV Prevention Trials Network 039.