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"The case for boosting infant male circumcision in the face of rising heterosexual transmission of HIV" . . . and now the case against.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21241226     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
An article in the 20 September issue of the Journal that suggested circumcision of infant boys could be considered a "surgical vaccine" against future sexually transmitted HIV has attracted strong criticism from many of our readers.
Authors:
David A Forbes; John W Travis; Sarah J Buckley; Paul Mason; Ken McGrath; Robert S Van Howe; George Williams; Anthony N Lyons; Marian Pitts; Anthony Smith; Jeffrey Grierson; Niall Conroy; Gregory J Boyle; George Hill; Robert J L Darby; Bruce R Paix; Jeremy J Chin; David A Cooper; Alex D Wodak; Brian J Morris
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Medical journal of Australia     Volume:  194     ISSN:  0025-729X     ISO Abbreviation:  Med. J. Aust.     Publication Date:  2011 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-01-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0400714     Medline TA:  Med J Aust     Country:  Australia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  97-101     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
School of Health Sciences, RMIT University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia. dforbes@meddent.uwa.edu.au.
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