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HIV serostatus, viral load, and midtrimester cervical length in a Zambian prenatal cohort.

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Summary of "HIV serostatus, viral load, and midtrimester cervical length in a Zambian prenatal cohort."

To evaluate whether maternal HIV serostatus and plasma viral load (VL) are associated with midtrimester cervical length (CL).

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Name: International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics
ISSN: 1879-3479
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A parameter usually used in PRENATAL ULTRASONOGRAPHY to measure the length of the uterine neck (CERVIX UTERI). Cervical length or its shortening is used to identify and prevent early cervical opening and PRETERM BIRTH.

The quantity of measurable virus in a body fluid. Change in viral load, measured in plasma, is sometimes used as a SURROGATE MARKER in disease progression.

The continuous, long-term suppression of VIRAL LOAD, generally to undetectable levels, as the result of treatment with ANTIVIRAL AGENTS.

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