Exploring the relationship between sexually transmitted diseases and HIV acquisition by using different study designs.

@article{Zetola2009ExploringTR,
  title={Exploring the relationship between sexually transmitted diseases and HIV acquisition by using different study designs.},
  author={Nicola M. Zetola and Kyle T Bernstein and Ernest N P Wong and Brian T Louie and Jeffrey D. Klausner},
  journal={Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes},
  year={2009},
  volume={50 5},
  pages={546-51}
}
BACKGROUND It is hypothesized that sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) increase the risk of HIV acquisition. Yet difficulties establishing an accurate temporal relation and controlling confounders have obscured this relationship. In an attempt to overcome prior methodologic shortcomings, we explored the use of different study designs to examine the… CONTINUE READING