P3.188 Cytomegalovirus and HIV Co-Infection Among Patients Accessing Care in a Tertiary Care Centre in Nigeria

A Fowotade, O Agbede, A Salami, A Fayemiwo, A Efunshile
2013 Sexually Transmitted Infections  
Results 112 HIV-infected women were enrolled, of whom 52 nonpregnant and 60 pregnant. In this population, mean age was 32.3 years (SD = 8.2), 62.5% had a previous history of sexually transmitted diseases, 46.4% began sex life with 15 years or less, 33.1% reported having less than 3 sexual partners throughout life, 45.8% had undetectable HIV viral load. We found a prevalence of 5.4% of Chlamydia trachomatis infection in HIV-infected women followed. There was an association of CT with the
more » ... of pregnancy (10.0% versus 0.0%; p = 0.019), HIV viral load > 10,000 copies (p < 0.001) and the mean time of HIV diagnosis (21.0 versus 69.2 months; p = 0.032). We found no association with other risk factors studied (ethnicity, marital status, education, use of alcohol and drugs, CD4 + T Lymphocyte count). Conclusion Early access to diagnosis and treatment of infection by HIV and Chlamydia trachomatis is an important preventive action. In pregnant women infected with HIV, the prevalence of Chlamydia appears to be greater and this is a period where treatment can improve maternal and neonatal outcome. SubStantial natural ClearanCe of Genital and extraGenital Chlamydia TraChomaTis and Neisseria GoNorrhoeae in Std CliniC attendeeS
doi:10.1136/sextrans-2013-051184.0645 fatcat:n3h5gldvwzhmnnhx3n4pqpeplu