volume 23, issue 2, P295-308 2009
DOI: 10.1016/j.idc.2009.01.013
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Paschalis I. Vergidis, Matthew E. Falagas, Davidson H. Hamer

Abstract: Since the beginning of the epidemic, extensive research has been conducted in the field of HIV infection. Original research and subsequent meta-analyses have contributed to a better understanding of the disease. Epidemiologic research has shown, for example, that male circumcision reduces the risk of female-to-male transmission. Nevertheless, the question whether circumcision confers protection against HIV transmission in MSM remains open. Studies have shown a positive correlation between HIV and HSV-2 infecti…

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