Comparison of HIV‐1 and HIV‐2 infectivity from a prospective cohort study in Senegal

  title={Comparison of HIV‐1 and HIV‐2 infectivity from a prospective cohort study in Senegal},
  author={Peter B. Gilbert and Ian W. McKeague and Geoffrey Eisen and Christopher Mullins and Aissatou Guéye-Ndiaye and Souleymane Mboup and Phyllis J Kanki},
  journal={Statistics in Medicine},
From a prospective cohort study of 1948 initially human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) uninfected female commercial sex workers followed between 1985 and 1999 in Dakar, Senegal, the authors compared the male to female per infectious sexual exposure transmission probability of HIV types one (HIV‐1) and two (HIV‐2). New non‐parametric competing risks failure time methods were used, which minimized modelling assumptions and controlled for risk factors for HIV infection. The HIV‐1 versus HIV‐2… 

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