Disturbance of the vaginal microbiome and the risk of HIV infection in women: analysis of scientific studies
... inflammatory immune response. This defines a susceptibility unique to women of reproductive age, who are at disproportionate risk of morbidity and mortality associated with viral pathogens such as HIV infection.
Khryanin А.А., Knorring G. Yu., Bocharova V.K
vaginal microbiome, bacterial vaginosis, HIV infection, female reproductive tract, women's health