Monday, March 7, 2011

Forecasters agree PrEP/microbicides could cut HIV infections in South Africa

via Aidsmap, by Gus Cairns

Several presentations at the Eighteenth Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections this week used mathematical modelling to forecast the impact of adopting oral pre-exposure prophlyaxis (PrEP) or a topical microbicide in a high-prevalence country, added to HIV treatment or on its own. Three used South Africa as a model, while one analysed how PrEP might affect a serodiscordant couple.

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