HIV dynamics and behaviour change as determinants of the impact of sexually transmitted disease treatment on HIV transmission in the context of the Rakai trial.

@article{Korenromp2002HIVDA,
  title={HIV dynamics and behaviour change as determinants of the impact of sexually transmitted disease treatment on HIV transmission in the context of the Rakai trial.},
  author={Eline L Korenromp and Roel Bakker and Sake J. de Vlas and Ronald Henry Gray and Maria J Wawer and David M Serwadda and Nelson Kaulukusi Sewankambo and J. Dik F. Habbema},
  journal={AIDS},
  year={2002},
  volume={16 16},
  pages={2209-18}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess how the impact of sexually transmitted disease (STD) treatment on HIV incidence varies between stages of the HIV epidemic. METHODS We simulated the spread of curable STD, herpes simplex virus type 2 and HIV in the dynamic transmission model. Parameters were quantified to represent a severe HIV epidemic as in Rakai, Uganda, using demographic, behavioural and epidemiological data from a recent STD treatment trial. RESULTS The model fitted the HIV epidemic in Rakai if we… CONTINUE READING

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