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Research Article

Repeated Assessments of Informed Consent Comprehension among HIV-Infected Participants of a Three-Year Clinical Trial in Botswana

  • Lelia H. Chaisson,

    Affiliation: Berman Institute of Bioethics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Nancy E. Kass mail,

    nkass@jhu.edu

    Affiliations: Berman Institute of Bioethics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America, Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Bafanana Chengeta,

    Affiliation: Botswana-USA Partnership, Gaborone and Francistown, Botswana

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  • Unami Mathebula,

    Affiliation: Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Taraz Samandari

    Affiliations: Botswana-USA Partnership, Gaborone and Francistown, Botswana, Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Published: October 27, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0022696
  • Published in PLOS ONE

About the Authors

Lelia H. Chaisson, Nancy E. Kass
Berman Institute of Bioethics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
Nancy E. Kass
Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
Bafanana Chengeta, Taraz Samandari
Botswana-USA Partnership, Gaborone and Francistown, Botswana
Unami Mathebula, Taraz Samandari
Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: nkass@jhu.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TS NEK. Performed the experiments: TS BC UM. Analyzed the data: LHC. Wrote the paper: LHC NEK TS.