volume 21, issue 1, P241-257 2007
DOI: 10.1016/j.idc.2007.03.005
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Vikrant V. Sahasrabuddhe, Sten H. Vermund

Abstract: Prevention and control of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) has proven effective in reducing HIV infection when treatment is available promptly for symptomatic persons in conditions of an emerging epidemic. Biologically, it is assumed that reduced genital tract inflammation reduces infectiousness for HIV as well as reducing susceptibility in HIV-uninfected persons. Male circumcision has been demonstrated effective in reducing risk for HIV infection in three separate trials from South Africa, Kenya, and Ug…

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