Acceptability of Carraguard, a candidate microbicide and methyl cellulose placebo vaginal gels among HIV-positive women and men in Durban, South Africa

@article{Ramjee2007AcceptabilityOC,
  title={Acceptability of Carraguard, a candidate microbicide and methyl cellulose placebo vaginal gels among HIV-positive women and men in Durban, South Africa},
  author={Gita Ramjee and Neetha Shagan Morar and Sarah L. Braunstein and Barbara A. Friedland and Heidi E Jones and Janneke H H M van de Wijgert},
  journal={AIDS Research and Therapy},
  year={2007},
  volume={4},
  pages={20 - 20}
}
BACKGROUND AND METHODS When on the market, microbicides are likely to be used by individuals who do not know their HIV status. Hence, assessment of safety and acceptability among HIV positive men and women is important. Acceptability of Carraguard, the Population Council's lead microbicide candidate was assessed in a Phase I safety study among healthy HIV-positive sexually abstinent women and men, and sexually active women (20 per group), in Durban, South Africa. Participants were randomized to… CONTINUE READING