A pooled analysis of the effect of condoms in preventing HSV-2 acquisition.

@article{Martin2009APA,
  title={A pooled analysis of the effect of condoms in preventing HSV-2 acquisition.},
  author={Emily Toth Martin and Elizabeth Krantz and Sami L. Gottlieb and Amalia S Magaret and Andria Langenberg and Lawrence R Stanberry and Mary L Kamb and Anna Wald},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={169 13},
  pages={
          1233-40
        }
}
BACKGROUND The degree of effectiveness of condom use in preventing the transmission of herpes simplex virus 2 (HSV-2) is uncertain. To address this issue, we performed a large pooled analysis. METHODS We identified prospective studies with individual-level condom use data and laboratory-defined HSV-2 acquisition. Six studies were identified through a review of publications through 2007: 3 candidate HSV-2 vaccine studies, an HSV-2 drug study, an observational sexually transmitted infection… CONTINUE READING
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