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Cohort studies in Brazil: Projeto Praça Onze

Mauro Schechter and Suely Hiromi Tuboi

in A Decade of HAART

Published in print August 2008 | ISBN: 9780199225859
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191723834 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225859.003.0020
Cohort studies in Brazil: Projeto Praça Onze

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This chapter reviews the Projeto Praça Onze. The Projeto Praça Onze was a prospective cohort study conducted in Rio de Janeiro between 1995 and 1998 to estimate the incidence of HIV infection in high-risk seronegative men who have sex with men (MSM), and to determine whether this population would be suitable for vaccine and non-vaccine intervention studies.

Keywords: highly active antiretroviral therapy; cohort studies; HIV/AIDS research; epidemiology; HIV infection

Chapter.  10713 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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