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Post-prostatic massage fluid/urine as an alternative to semen for studying male genitourinary HIV-1 shedding.

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OBJECTIVES: Genitourinary tract samples are required to investigate male HIV-1 infectivity. Because semen collection is often impractical, the acceptability, feasibility and validity of post-prostatic massage fluid/urine (post-PMF/U) was evaluated for studying male genitourinary HIV-1 shedding. METHODS: HIV-1-seropositive men were evaluated after 48 h of sexual abstinence. At each visit, a clinician performed prostatic massage, then post-PMF/U and blood were collected. Participants provided s...

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10.1136/sti.2010.047118

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Graham, SM More by this author
Krieger, JN More by this author
Githua, PL More by this author
Wamuyu, LW More by this author
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Journal:
Sexually transmitted infections
Volume:
87
Issue:
3
Pages:
232-237
Publication date:
2011-04-05
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EISSN:
1472-3263
ISSN:
1368-4973
URN:
uuid:d113e13d-b1be-4fa8-81a2-9153d1bc0cb3
Source identifiers:
118143
Local pid:
pubs:118143

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