Women and HIV: Epidemiology and global overview

M. G. Fowler, S. L. Melnick, B. J. Mathieson

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The epidemiology of HIV-1 in women is presented, including global estimates of the epidemic through the mid 1990s. Risk factors for acquisition of HIV infection and disease progression in women are reviewed, as well as clinical manifestations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)705-729
Number of pages25
JournalObstetrics and Gynecology Clinics of North America
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jan 1 1997
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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