No HIV stage is dominant in driving the HIV epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


AIDS (London, England), Volume 22, Issue 9, p.1055-61 (2008)


2008, Cameroon, Center-Authored Paper, Circumcision, Male, Disease Outbreaks, DISEASE PROGRESSION, Epidemiology Core Facility, Female, HIV Infections, Humans, KENYA, Male, Models, Statistical, Prostitution, Risk Factors, Risk-Taking, Sexual Behavior, Sexual Partners, Shared Resources, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Institute


To estimate the role of each of the HIV progression stages in fueling HIV transmission in sub-Saharan Africa by using the recent measurements of HIV transmission probability per coital per HIV stage in the Rakai study.