Ruth W Gitau

Summary

Country: Kenya

Publications

  1. pmc A prospective study of vaginal trichomoniasis and HIV-1 shedding in women on antiretroviral therapy
    Linnet N Masese
    Department of Epidemiology, Box 357236, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 11:307. 2011
  2. pmc Effect of acquisition and treatment of cervical infections on HIV-1 shedding in women on antiretroviral therapy
    Ruth W Gitau
    Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Nairobi, Kenya
    AIDS 24:2733-7. 2010

Detail Information

Publications2

  1. pmc A prospective study of vaginal trichomoniasis and HIV-1 shedding in women on antiretroviral therapy
    Linnet N Masese
    Department of Epidemiology, Box 357236, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 11:307. 2011
    ..We tested the hypothesis that T. vaginalis infection would increase vaginal HIV-1 RNA shedding in women on ART, and that successful treatment would reduce vaginal HIV-1 RNA levels...
  2. pmc Effect of acquisition and treatment of cervical infections on HIV-1 shedding in women on antiretroviral therapy
    Ruth W Gitau
    Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Nairobi, Kenya
    AIDS 24:2733-7. 2010
    ..Cervicitis increases the quantity of HIV-1 RNA in cervical secretions when women are not taking antiretroviral therapy (ART), and successful treatment of cervicitis reduces HIV-1 shedding in this setting...