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Herpes simplex virus type-2 assay specificity and male circumcision to reduce herpes simplex virus type-2 acquisition

Tobian, Aaron A.R.a,b,c; Kigozi, Godfreyc; Wawer, Maria J.b,c; Serwadda, Davidc,d; Quinn, Thomas C.c,e,f; Gray, Ronald H.b,c

doi: 10.1097/QAD.0b013e32835aa181

aDepartment of Pathology, School of Medicine

bDepartment of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

cRakai Health Sciences Program, Entebbe

dSchool of Public Health, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda

eDepartment of Medicine, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore

fDivision of Intramural Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA.

Correspondence to Aaron Tobian, MD, PhD, Department of Pathology, Johns Hopkins University, Carnegie 437, 600 N. Wolfe St., Baltimore, MD 21287, USA. Tel: +1 443 287 0527; e-mail:

Received 15 June, 2012

Accepted 21 September, 2012

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