|Title||Circumcision in HIV-infected men and its effect on HIV transmission to female partners in Rakai, Uganda: a randomised controlled trial.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2009|
|Authors||Wawer, 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|
|Date Published||2009 Jul 18|
|Keywords||Adolescent, 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|
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.