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Male Circumcision for Prevention of HIV Transmission: What the New Data Mean for HIV Prevention in the United States

  • Patrick S Sullivan mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail:

  • Peter H Kilmarx,
  • Thomas A Peterman,
  • Allan W Taylor,
  • Allyn K Nakashima,
  • Mary L Kamb,
  • Lee Warner,
  • Timothy D Mastro
  • Published: July 24, 2007
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0040223

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Author Contributions

PSS analyzed the data. All authors contributed to writing the paper. MLK is part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's workgroup addressing male circumcision in the US, and helped identify and review the literature involved in this paper. TDM contributed to the conceptualization of this manuscript, the formulation of the ideas, and the writing.