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Research Article

The Potential Impact of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for HIV Prevention among Men Who Have Sex with Men and Transwomen in Lima, Peru: A Mathematical Modelling Study

  • Gabriela B. Gomez equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Gabriela B. Gomez, Annick Borquez

    Affiliations: Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, United Kingdom, Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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  • Annick Borquez equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Gabriela B. Gomez, Annick Borquez

    annick.borquez06@imperial.ac.uk

    Affiliation: Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, United Kingdom

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  • Carlos F. Caceres,

    Affiliations: Instituto de Estudios en Salud, Sexualidad y Desarrollo Humano, Lima, Peru, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru

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  • Eddy R. Segura,

    Affiliation: Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru

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  • Robert M. Grant,

    Affiliation: Gladstone Institutes, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • Geoff P. Garnett,

    Affiliation: Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, United Kingdom

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  • Timothy B. Hallett

    Affiliation: Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, United Kingdom

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  • Published: October 09, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001323

About the Authors

Gabriela B. Gomez, Annick Borquez, Geoff P. Garnett, Timothy B. Hallett
Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Gabriela B. Gomez
Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Carlos F. Caceres
Instituto de Estudios en Salud, Sexualidad y Desarrollo Humano, Lima, Peru
Carlos F. Caceres, Eddy R. Segura
Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
Robert M. Grant
Gladstone Institutes, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: annick.borquez06@imperial.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: GBG AB CFC ERS GPG TBH. Performed the experiments: AB GBG TBH. Analyzed the data: AB GBG TBH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: RMG CFC ERS. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: GBG AB. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: GBG AB CFC ERS RMG GPG TBH. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: GBG AB CFC ERS RMG GPG TBH. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: GBG AB CFC ERS RMG GPG TBH. Developed the model: AB, with the support of TBH. Reviewed data and literature: GBG AB.