The Cytological changes in HIV Positive Pregnant Women. Prevalence of pap smear abnormalities in at risk pregnant women attending King Edward VIII antenatal clinic

Mziwohlanga Mdondolo, Motshedisi Sebitloane


  • Aim of study   :  To determine prevalence of cervical abnormalities on pap smears in pregnant women
  • To determine the influence of HIV status on the prevalence and severity of the abnormality


  • Specific objectives   :  HIV status poses a higher risk of precancerous lesions of the cervix than advancing age