Disclosure of Microbicide Gel Use to Sexual Partners: Influence on Adherence in the CAPRISA 004 Trial

@article{Mngadi2014DisclosureOM,
  title={Disclosure of Microbicide Gel Use to Sexual Partners: Influence on Adherence in the CAPRISA 004 Trial},
  author={Kathryn T Mngadi and Silvia Maarschalk and Anneke C. Grobler and Leila E Mansoor and Janet A. Frohlich and Bernadette T. Madlala and Nelisiwe Ngcobo and Salim S. Abdool Karim and Quarraisha Abdool Karim},
  journal={AIDS and Behavior},
  year={2014},
  volume={18},
  pages={849-854}
}
Young women in sub-Saharan Africa are disproportionately affected by HIV, making the development of women initiated and controlled methods of prevention, including microbicides, a priority. Adherence is pivotal to microbicide efficacy and partner related factors are known to impact adherence. An analysis of disclosure of gel use to sexual partners and adherence in CAPRISA 004 women was conducted to better understand this relationship. Partner disclosure was significantly associated with a… CONTINUE READING
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