Male Circumcision for Prevention of HIV Transmission: What the New Data Mean for HIV Prevention in the United States

@article{Sullivan2007MaleCF,
  title={Male Circumcision for Prevention of HIV Transmission: What the New Data Mean for HIV Prevention in the United States},
  author={Patrick Sean Sullivan and Peter H Kilmarx and Thomas A. Peterman and Allan Taylor and Allyn K. Nakashima and Mary L Kamb and Lee Warner and Timothy D. Mastro},
  journal={PLoS Medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={4},
  pages={643 - 656}
}
T hree randomized, controlled clinical trials in South Africa, Kenya, and Uganda were recently unblinded early because interim analyses concluded that circumcision of HIV-negative adult males reduced their risk for acquiring HIV infection through penile–vaginal sex [1–3]. In each trial, men who had been randomly assigned to an intervention group receiving circumcision had a lower incidence of HIV infection in up to two years of follow up, compared to men who were assigned to a control group not… CONTINUE READING
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