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Symptomatic vaginal discharge is a poor predictor of sexually transmitted infections and genital tract inflammation in high-risk women in South Africa.
(Oxford University Press., 2012-07-01)
Background. Diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) is a public health priority, particularly in regions where the incidence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection is high. In most ...
Effects of a reduced dose of Stavudine on the incidence and severity of peripheral neuropathy in HIV-infected adults in South Africa.
(International Medical Press., 2012)
BACKGROUND—Although recent WHO guidelines recommend withdrawing stavudine (d4T) from first-line ART therapy, it remains commonly used in resource-constrained settings. In 2006, WHO recommended decreasing the dose of d4T ...
An adaptive design to bridge the gap between phase 2b/3 microbicide effectiveness trials and evidence required for licensure.
Background. Vaginally and rectally applied microbicides are being developed to help prevent sexual acquisition of HIV. Due to the lack of surrogate outcomes, the path toward licensure typically moves directly from expanded ...
Design challenges facing clinical trials of the effectiveness of new HIV prevention technologies.
(Lippincott Williams & Wilkins., 2012-03-13)
Recent successes of antiretroviral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in preventing HIV infection have raised questions whether further placebo controlled trials of new HIV-prevention technologies are ethically justifiable. ...
Declining adherence is a more likely explanation than frailty of the apparent decline in efficacy in the CAPRISA 004 trial: response to O’Hagan et al.
(Lippincott Williams & Wilkins., 2012-11-13)
No abstract available.
Key issues in the clinical development and implementation of TB vaccines in South Africa.
Significant progress has been made in advancing the development pipeline for a new and more effective TB vaccine with some candidate vaccines now in late stage clinical evaluation. However, progress has been hampered ...