Age of male circumcision and risk of prevalent HIV infection in rural Uganda.

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OBJECTIVE To assess whether circumcision performed on postpubertal men affords the same level of protection from HIV-1 acquisition as circumcisions earlier in childhood. DESIGN Cross-sectional study of a population-based cohort. SETTING Rakai district, rural Uganda. METHODS A total of 6821 men aged 15-59 years were surveyed and venous blood samples… (More)

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@article{Kelly1999AgeOM, title={Age of male circumcision and risk of prevalent HIV infection in rural Uganda.}, author={R. Kelly and Noah Kiwanuka and Monika Wawer and David M Serwadda and N. K. Sewankambo and Fredrick Wabwire-Mangen and C. Li and Joseph Konde-Lule and Thomas Lutalo and Fredrick Makumbi and Roger H Gray}, journal={AIDS}, year={1999}, volume={13 3}, pages={399-405} }