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American Cohort to Study HIV Acquisition among Transgender Women in High-Risk Areas (The LITE Study): Protocol for a Multisite Prospective Cohort Study in the Eastern and Southern United States

Citation

Wirtz, Andrea L.; Poteat, Tonia; Radix, Asa; Althoff, Keri N.; Cannon, Christopher M.; Wawrzyniak, Andrew J.; Cooney, Erin E.; Mayer, Kenneth H.; Beyrer, Chris; & Rodriguez, Allan E., et al. (2019). American Cohort to Study HIV Acquisition among Transgender Women in High-Risk Areas (The LITE Study): Protocol for a Multisite Prospective Cohort Study in the Eastern and Southern United States. JMIR Research Protocols, 8(10), e14704. PMCID: PMC6802485

Abstract

BACKGROUND: In the United States, transgender women (TW) are disproportionately burdened by HIV infection. Cohort studies are needed to evaluate factors driving HIV acquisition among TW over time. These will require implementation strategies that are acceptable to the TW community and feasible to implement.

URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/14704

Reference Type

Journal Article

Journal Title

JMIR Research Protocols

Author(s)

Wirtz, Andrea L.
Poteat, Tonia
Radix, Asa
Althoff, Keri N.
Cannon, Christopher M.
Wawrzyniak, Andrew J.
Cooney, Erin E.
Mayer, Kenneth H.
Beyrer, Chris
Rodriguez, Allan E.
Reisner, Sari L.
the American Cohort To Study HIV Acquisition Among Transgender Women (LITE)

Year Published

2019

Volume Number

8

Issue Number

10

Pages

e14704

PMCID

PMC6802485

Reference ID

12860