TITLE

Women and AIDS: a brief update

AUTHOR(S)
Sterk, E
PUB. DATE
December 1998
SOURCE
International Journal of STD & AIDS;Dec1998 Supplement 1, Vol. 9, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the impact of AIDS epidemic on woman. Relationship between HIV infection and cervical cancer, oral and vaginal candidiasis are discussed. The efficacy of azidothymidine (AZT) and female condoms in interrupting HIV transmission is presented. It was concluded that HIV risk factors for women vary by their racial or ethnic background, age, geographic location and healthcare access.
ACCESSION #
22202306

 

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