Age of male circumcision and risk of prevalent HIV infection in rural Uganda.

TitleAge of male circumcision and risk of prevalent HIV infection in rural Uganda.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1999
AuthorsKelly, R, Kiwanuka, N, Wawer, MJ, Serwadda, D, Sewankambo, NK, Wabwire-Mangen, F, Li, C, Konde-Lule, JK, Lutalo, T, Makumbi, F, Gray, RH
JournalAIDS (London, England)
Volume13
Issue3
Pagination399-405
Date Published1999 Feb 25
ISSN0269-9370
KeywordsAdolescent, Adult, Age Factors, Circumcision, Male, Cohort Studies, Cross-Sectional Studies, Disease Susceptibility, HIV Infections, HIV-1, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Multivariate Analysis, Prevalence, Risk Factors, Rural Population, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Uganda
Abstract

To assess whether circumcision performed on postpubertal men affords the same level of protection from HIV-1 acquisition as circumcisions earlier in childhood.

Alternate JournalAIDS
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PubMed ID10199231