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Incremental role of male circumcision on a generalised HIV epidemic through its protective effect against other sexually transmitted infections: from efficacy to effectiveness to population-level impact.

Boily, M-C and Desai, K and Masse, B and Gumel, A (2008) Incremental role of male circumcision on a generalised HIV epidemic through its protective effect against other sexually transmitted infections: from efficacy to effectiveness to population-level impact. Sexually transmitted infections, 84 Sup. ii28-ii34. ISSN 1472-3263

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Abstract

The protection of MC against STI contributes little to the overall effect of MC on HIV. Additional work is needed to determine whether, and under what conditions, the protective effect of MC efficacy against STIs can have a significant incremental benefit on the HIV epidemic.

Item Type: Article
DOI: 10.1136/sti.2008.030346
PubMed ID: 18799489
NIHMSID: NIHMS389879
Grant Numbers: U01 AI068615
Depositing User: Library Staff
Date Deposited: 28 Jun 2012 19:01
Last Modified: 28 Jun 2012 19:01
URI: http://authors.fhcrc.org/id/eprint/572

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