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Adult male circumcision as an intervention against HIV: An operational study of uptake in a South African community (ANRS 12126)

Pascale Lissouba1, Dirk Taljaard2, Dino Rech2, Veerle Dermaux-Msimang3, Camille Legeai1, David Lewis34, Beverley Singh3, Adrian Puren34 and Bertran Auvert156*

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1 CESP INSERM-UVSQ UMRS 1018, Villejuif, France

2 Progressus, Johannesburg, South Africa

3 National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) of the National Health Laboratory Services (NHLS), Johannesburg, South Africa

4 University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

5 Hôpital Ambroise Paré, Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, Boulogne, France

6 Université Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, Versailles, France

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BMC Infectious Diseases 2011, 11:253  doi:10.1186/1471-2334-11-253

Published: 26 September 2011

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Calculating HIV incidence and multivariate HIV incidence rate ratio using the BED assay results. This file provides mathematical formulas, as well as calculation details, which were used for the computation of the HIV incidence rate and the multivariate HIV incidence rate ratio, using the BED assay results with corrections for misclassifications.

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