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Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 739624, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/739624
Research Article

Genital Tract Infections, Bacterial Vaginosis, HIV, and Reproductive Health Issues among Lima-Based Clandestine Female Sex Workers

1Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Box 357236, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
2Center for AIDS and STD, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, 325 9th Avenue, Box 359931, Seattle, WA 98104-2499, USA
3Facultad de Medicina de la Universidad San Martín de Porres, Avenida Alameda del Corregidor 1531, Urb. Los Sirius, Las Viñas, La Molina, Lima 12, Peru
4Department of Global Health, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, 325 9th Avenue, Box 359931, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
5Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Box 356420, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
6Dirección General de Epidemiología, Ministerio de Salud del Perú, Avenda Salaverry 801, Jesús María, Lima, Peru
7Asociación Civil Impacta Salud y Educación, Avenida Almirante Miguel Grau No. 1010, Lima, Peru

Received 9 February 2012; Revised 13 April 2012; Accepted 16 April 2012

Academic Editor: Gregory T. Spear

Copyright © 2012 M. E. Perla et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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