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.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Sexually transmitted infections, Volume 84 Suppl 2, p.ii28-34 (2008)

Keywords:

2008, Adolescent, Adult, Circumcision, Male, Disease Susceptibility, HIV Infections, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic, Sexual Partners, sexually transmitted diseases, Treatment Outcome, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Institute, Young Adult

Abstract:

Male circumcision (MC) can reduce HIV acquisition. However, a better understanding of the indirect protective effect of MC on sexually transmitted infections (STIs) is required.