P3.200 Effect of Pregnancy on HIV-1 Disease Progression Among Antiretroviral-Naive HIV-1 Infected Women

R A Heffron, D Donnell, N Mugo, C Celum, H Rees, K Ngure, E Were, J Kiarie, J M Baeten
2013 Sexually Transmitted Infections  
syphilis, HIV, and HCV screening increased by 4.4%, 4.3%, and 8.3%, respectively. The overall syphilis diagnosis rate was 15.4/100,000 and decreased over the study period. For HIV, the overall new diagnosis rate and prevalence was 5.1 and 45.9/100,000 respectively; for HCV the corresponding values were 82.8 and 551.5/100,000. The new diagnosis rates for HIV and HCV decreased over the study period while there were no significant changes in prevalence. Conclusion In BC, prenatal screening for
more » ... ilis and HIV is high and improving annually with declining diagnosis rates. Previous research in BC suggests HCV prevalence in pregnant women in BC is underestimated based on risk-based screening. The low HCV screening rates and high prevalence observed in our study corroborates the need to consider broader prenatal HCV screening. Severity of Maternal Hiv-1 DiSeaSe iS aSSociateD witH aDverSe BirtH outcoMeS in Malawian woMen
doi:10.1136/sextrans-2013-051184.0657 fatcat:cw5auzknfvhijnvx7v3civfa4u