Vaginal Health and the Risk of HIV-1 Acquisition in Kenyan Women.

Funding: 5-P01-HD-064915-03
PI: Scott McClelland
Time Period: 12/1/2011-11/30/2012

As part of an ongoing prospective cohort of high-risk HIV-negative women in Mombasa, Kenya, I will perform epidemiological analysis using the cohort dataset to examine the role of hormonal contraceptives as a co-factor for abnormal vaginal flora and bacterial vaginosis, which are known risk factors for HIV acquisition in women.

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