Male circumcision for HIV prevention in men in Rakai, Uganda: a randomised trial

@article{Gray2007MaleCF,
  title={Male circumcision for HIV prevention in men in Rakai, Uganda: a randomised trial},
  author={R. Gray and Godfrey Kigozi and D. Serwadda and F. Makumbi and M. Wawer},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2007},
  volume={369},
  pages={657-666}
}
  • R. Gray, Godfrey Kigozi, +2 authors M. Wawer
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • BACKGROUND Ecological and observational studies suggest that male circumcision reduces the risk of HIV acquisition in men. Our aim was to investigate the effect of male circumcision on HIV incidence in men. METHODS 4996 uncircumcised, HIV-negative men aged 15-49 years who agreed to HIV testing and counselling were enrolled in this randomised trial in rural Rakai district, Uganda. Men were randomly assigned to receive immediate circumcision (n=2474) or circumcision delayed for 24 months (2522… CONTINUE READING
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