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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 ...
Descriptive epidemiology of enteric disease in Chennai, India
(Cambridge University Press, 2012)
There are very few data on the prevalence of coccidian enteric parasites among low-income adults hospitalized in Chennai, India. Stool samples from 200 patients were screened for selected parasites, enteric bacterial ...
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 ...
Associations between functional polymorphisms in antioxidant defense genes and urinary oxidative stress biomarkers in healthy, premenoupausal women
(Springer Verlag, 2012)
Functional polymorphisms in endogenous antioxidant defense genes including manganese superoxide dismutase (MnSOD), catalase (CAT), and glutathione peroxidase (GPX-1) have been linked with risk of cancer at multiple sites. ...