Microbicides: a new frontier in HIV prevention.

@article{McGowan2006MicrobicidesAN,
  title={Microbicides: a new frontier in HIV prevention.},
  author={Ian McGowan},
  journal={Biologicals : journal of the International Association of Biological Standardization},
  year={2006},
  volume={34 4},
  pages={
          241-55
        }
}
Microbicides are products that can be applied to vaginal or rectal mucosal surfaces with the goal of preventing, or at least significantly reducing, the transmission of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) including HIV-1. Despite more than two decades of HIV-1 vaccine research, there is still no efficacious HIV-1 vaccine, and the scientific community appears skeptical about the short or long-term feasibility of developing a vaccine that has the ability to induce sterilizing immunity against… CONTINUE READING
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