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Medical Male Circumcision and HSV-2 Acquisition: Post-Trial Surveillance in Kisumu, Kenya
(Oxford University Press, 2013-12)
Background. We estimated the 72-month efficacy of medical male circumcision (MMC) against herpes simplex virus 2 (HSV-2) incidence among men in the Kisumu MMC randomized trial.Methods. From 2002 to 2005, 2784 men aged 18-24 ...
Circumcision Status and Incident HSV-2 Infection, Genital Ulcer Disease, and HIV Infection
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2012-06)
Objective: We assessed the protective effect of medical male circumcision (MMC) against HIV, HSV-2, and GUD incidence. Design: 2784 men aged 18–24 years living in Kisumu, Kenya were randomly assigned to circumcision ...
Circumcision and reduced risk of self-reported penile coital injuries: results from a randomized controlled trial in Kisumu, Kenya
Purpose: Injuries to the penis during intercourse represent one hypothesized mechanism by which uncircumcised men are at increased risk for HIV. There are no published, systematically collected data regarding mild penile ...
Male Circumcision in the General Population of Kisumu, Kenya: Beliefs about Protection, Risk Behaviors, HIV, and STIs
(Public Library of Science, 2010-12-16)
Using a population-based survey we examined the behaviors, beliefs, and HIV/HSV-2 serostatus of men and women in the traditionally non-circumcising community of Kisumu, Kenya prior to establishment of voluntary medical ...
Peer-education Intervention to Reduce Injection Risk Behaviors Benefits High-Risk Young Injection Drug Users: A Latent Transition Analysis of the CIDUS 3/DUIT Study
(Springer Verlag, 2013-07)
We analyzed data from a large randomized HIV/HCV prevention intervention trial with young injection drug users (IDUs) conducted in five U.S. cities. The trial compared a peer education intervention (PEI) with a time-matched, ...
Feasibility of ecological momentary assessment to study mood and risk behavior among young people who inject drugs
AIMS: To test the acceptability and feasibility of ecological momentary assessment (EMA) of mood and injection risk behavior among young people who inject drugs (PWID), using mobile phones. METHODS: Participants were ...