Circumcision in HIV-infected men and its effect on HIV transmission to female partners in Rakai, Uganda: a randomised controlled trial.

TitleCircumcision in HIV-infected men and its effect on HIV transmission to female partners in Rakai, Uganda: a randomised controlled trial.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsWawer, MJ, Makumbi, F, Kigozi, G, Serwadda, D, Watya, S, Nalugoda, F, Buwembo, D, Ssempijja, V, Kiwanuka, N, Moulton, LH, Sewankambo, NK, Reynolds, SJ, Quinn, TC, Opendi, P, Iga, B, Ridzon, R, Laeyendecker, O, Gray, RH
JournalLancet
Volume374
Issue9685
Pagination229-37
Date Published2009 Jul 18
ISSN1474-547X
KeywordsAdolescent, Adult, Attitude to Health, Circumcision, Male, Female, Follow-Up Studies, Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice, HIV Infections, Humans, Kaplan-Meier Estimate, Male, Middle Aged, Patient Education as Topic, Proportional Hazards Models, Risk Reduction Behavior, Sex Education, Sexual Partners, Stereotyping, Survival Analysis, Time Factors, Uganda, Women's Health, Wound Healing, Young Adult
Abstract

Observational studies have reported an association between male circumcision and reduced risk of HIV infection in female partners. We assessed whether circumcision in HIV-infected men would reduce transmission of the virus to female sexual partners.

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