Does male circumcision prevent HIV infection?

PLoS Med. 2005 Nov;2(11):e393. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0020393. Epub 2005 Oct 25.


Siegfried discusses the first reported randomized controlled trial of whether circumcision protects against HIV, published in PLoS Medicine.

Publication types

  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • Circumcision, Male*
  • HIV Infections / prevention & control*
  • Health Policy*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic* / ethics
  • Reproducibility of Results