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dc.contributor.authorO’Brien, DP
dc.contributor.authorFord, N
dc.contributor.authorDjirmay, AG
dc.contributor.authorCalmy, A
dc.contributor.authorVitoria, M
dc.contributor.authorJensen, TO
dc.contributor.authorChristinet, V
dc.date.accessioned2019-02-27T17:02:02Z
dc.date.available2019-02-27T17:02:02Z
dc.date.issued2019-01
dc.date.submitted2019-02-19
dc.identifier.citationFemale Genital Schistosomiasis and HIV 2019:1 JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes
dc.identifier.issn1525-4135
dc.identifier.doi10.1097/QAI.0000000000001957
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10144/619348
dc.description.abstractEvidence suggests that there are important interactions between HIV and Female Genital Schistosomiasis (FGS) that may have significant effects on individual and population health. However, the exact way they interact and the health impacts of the interactions are not well understood. In this paper we discuss what is known about the interactions between FGS and HIV, and the potential impact of the interactions. This includes the likelihood that FGS is an important health problem for HIV positive women in schistosoma-endemic areas potentially associated with an increased risk of mortality, cancer and infertility. Additionally, it may be significantly impacting the HIV epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa by making young women more susceptible to HIV. We call for immediate action and argue that research is urgently required to address these knowledge gaps and propose a research agenda to achieve this.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherLippincott Williams & Wilkinsen_US
dc.relation.urlhttp://Insights.ovid.com/crossref?an=00126334-900000000-96463en_US
dc.rightsWe regret that this article is behind a paywall.en_US
dc.titleFemale Genital Schistosomiasis and HIV: Research urgently needed to improve understanding of the health impacts of this important co-infectionen_US
dc.identifier.journalJAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromesen_US


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