Understanding HIV incidence - July 2007. Why are HIV incidence rates important for AIDS vaccine trials?

Abstract

The importance of accurate estimates of HIV incidence in vaccine trials is explained and methods used to estimate incidence are described, including prospective cohort studies, mathematical models that predict incidence from prevalence data and antibody and other tests that distinguish recent cases from long term cases.

Citation

Vax Online Primer

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