Feasibility of identifying a cohort of US women at high risk for HIV infection for HIV vaccine efficacy trials: longitudinal results of HVTN 906.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999), Volume 63, Issue 2, p.239-44 (2013)

Keywords:

2013, Adult, AIDS Vaccines, Clinical Trials as Topic, Cohort Studies, Feasibility Studies, Female, HIV Infections, Humans, July 2013, Patient Selection, PREGNANCY, Questionnaires, Risk-Taking, Sexual Partners, United States, Unsafe Sex, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Young Adult

Abstract:

Identifying cohorts of US women with HIV infection rates sufficient for inclusion in vaccine efficacy trials has been challenging. Using geography and sexual network characteristics to inform recruitment strategies, HVTN 906 determined the feasibility of recruiting a cohort of women at high risk for HIV acquisition.