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Bacterial Vaginosis Associated with Increased Risk of Female-to-Male HIV-1 Transmission: A Prospective Cohort Analysis among African Couples

  • Craig R. Cohen mail,

    ccohen@globalhealth.ucsf.edu

    Affiliations: Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, United States of America, Women's Health & Empowerment Center of Expertise, University of California Global Health Institute, San Francisco, United States of America

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  • Jairam R. Lingappa,

    Affiliations: Department of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America, Department of Pediatrics University of Washington, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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  • Jared M. Baeten,

    Affiliations: Department of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America, Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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  • Musa O. Ngayo,

    Affiliation: Center for Microbiology Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya

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  • Carol A. Spiegel,

    Affiliation: Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, United States of America

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  • Ting Hong,

    Affiliation: Department of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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  • Deborah Donnell,

    Affiliation: Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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  • Connie Celum,

    Affiliations: Department of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America, Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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  • Saidi Kapiga,

    Affiliation: Department of Epidemiology & Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • Sinead Delany,

    Affiliation: Wits Reproductive Health & HIV Institute, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

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  • Elizabeth A. Bukusi

    Affiliations: Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, United States of America, Department of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America, Department of Pediatrics University of Washington, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America, Center for Microbiology Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya

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  • Published: June 26, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001251

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