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Microbicides for Prevention of HIV Infection

  • Jeremy Nuttall

Part of the Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology book series (CT MICROBIOLOGY, volume 383)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Carolina Herrera, Robin J. Shattock
    Pages 1-25
  3. L. C. Rohan, B. Devlin, H. Yang
    Pages 27-54
  4. Jonathon D. S. Holt, Jeremy P. Nuttall
    Pages 55-78
  5. Christine Mauck, Andrea Thurman, Jill Schwartz
    Pages 79-95
  6. Salim S. Abdool Karim, Cheryl Baxter
    Pages 97-115
  7. Ian McGowan, Charlene Dezzutti
    Pages 117-136
  8. Ronald Nardi, Linda Arterburn, Lisa Carlton
    Pages 137-152
  9. Cynthia Woodsong, Elizabeth McGrory, Tim Farley
    Pages 153-175
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 177-179

About this book

Introduction

One of the most promising new approaches for the prevention of HIV transmission, particularly for developing countries, involves topical, self-administered products known as microbicides. The development of microbicides is a long and complicated process, and this volume provides an overview of all the critical areas, from the selection of appropriate candidate molecules and their formulation, preclinical and clinical testing for safety and efficacy, strategies for product registration and finally, issues associated with product launch, distribution and access. The book will prove valuable to both those working in the field and all others who are interested in learning more about this product class, which has the potential to significantly impact the future of this devastating epidemic.

Keywords

Antiretroviral drugs HIV prevention Microbicides Pharmacology trials Sexual transmission

Editors and affiliations

  • Jeremy Nuttall
    • 1
  1. 1.Preclinical Sciences & Product DevelopmentInternational Partnership for MicrobicidesSilver SpringUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-44596-9
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-3-662-44595-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-662-44596-9
  • Series Print ISSN 0070-217X
  • Series Online ISSN 2196-9965
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