Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, August 18th, 1997
A study conducted by Dr. Ann Duerr of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and her colleagues, and published in the August 1997 issue of Obstetrics and Gynecology, found positive yeast cultures in 81 of 223 HIV positive women (36 percent) versus 73 of 289 HIV negative women (25 percent).
According to the article summarized in the August 4, 1997 CDC National AIDS Clearinghouse, the study also showed that HIV positive women with CD4 cell counts below 200 per microliter had three times the susceptibility to yeast colonization and four times...
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