Impact of improved treatment of sexually transmitted diseases on HIV infection in rural Tanzania: randomised controlled trial

@article{Grosskurth1995ImpactOI,
  title={Impact of improved treatment of sexually transmitted diseases on HIV infection in rural Tanzania: randomised controlled trial},
  author={Heiner Grosskurth and Jim Todd and Ezra Mwijarubi and Philippe Mayaud and Angus Nicoll and Gina ka-Gina and James Nicholas Newell and David Mabey and Richard Hayes and Frank Mosha and Kesheni P. Senkoro and John Changalucha and Arnoud H. Klokke and Kokungoza Mugeye},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={1995},
  volume={346},
  pages={530-536}
}
A randomised trial was done to evaluate the impact of improved sexually transmitted disease (STD) case management at primary health care level on the incidence of HIV infection in the rural Mwanza region of Tanzania. HIV incidence was compared in six intervention communities and six pair-matched comparison communities. A random cohort of about 1000 adults aged 15-54 years from each community was surveyed at baseline and at follow-up 2 years later. Intervention consisted of establishment of an… 
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