Friday, 9 April 2010

Condoms not fail-safe in Preventing HSV-2 Acquisition

A Pooled Analysis of the Effect of Condoms in Preventing HSV-2 Acquisition

Emily T. Martin, MPH; Elizabeth Krantz, MS; Sami L. Gottlieb, MD, MSPH; Amalia S. Magaret, PhD; Andria Langenberg, MD; Lawrence Stanberry, MD, PhD; Mary Kamb, MD, MPH; Anna Wald, MD, MPH

Arch Intern Med. 2009;169(13):1233-1240.

Background The degree of effectiveness of condom use in preventing the transmission of herpes simplex virus 2 (HSV-2) is uncertain. To address this issue, we performed a large pooled analysis.


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