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Randomized, Controlled Intervention Trial of Male Circumcision for Reduction of HIV Infection Risk: The ANRS 1265 Trial

  • Bertran Auvert mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: bertran.auvert@apr.aphp.fr

    Affiliations: Hôpital Ambroise-Paré, Assitance Publique—Hôpitaux de Paris, Boulogne, France, INSERM U 687, Saint-Maurice, France, University Versailles Saint-Quentin, Versailles, France, IFR 69, Villejuif, France

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  • Dirk Taljaard,

    Affiliation: Progressus, Johannesburg, South Africa

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  • Emmanuel Lagarde,

    Affiliations: INSERM U 687, Saint-Maurice, France, IFR 69, Villejuif, France

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  • Joëlle Sobngwi-Tambekou,

    Affiliation: INSERM U 687, Saint-Maurice, France

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  • Rémi Sitta,

    Affiliations: INSERM U 687, Saint-Maurice, France, IFR 69, Villejuif, France

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  • Adrian Puren

    Affiliation: National Institute for Communicable Disease, Johannesburg, South Africa

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  • Published: October 25, 2005
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0020298

About the Authors

Bertran Auvert
Hôpital Ambroise-Paré, Assitance Publique—Hôpitaux de Paris, Boulogne, France
Bertran Auvert, Emmanuel Lagarde, Joëlle Sobngwi-Tambekou, Rémi Sitta
INSERM U 687, Saint-Maurice, France
Bertran Auvert
University Versailles Saint-Quentin, Versailles, France
Bertran Auvert, Emmanuel Lagarde, Rémi Sitta
IFR 69, Villejuif, France
Dirk Taljaard
Progressus, Johannesburg, South Africa
Adrian Puren
National Institute for Communicable Disease, Johannesburg, South Africa

Corresponding Author

Email: bertran.auvert@apr.aphp.fr

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

BA designed the study with DT, EL, and AP. DT and AP were responsible for operational aspects, including laboratory and field work and in-country administration of the study. BA monitored the study with input from EL and wrote the paper with input from all authors. BA analyzed the data with RS, with inputs from JST. RS conducted the interim analysis.