Funding for this research was provided by:
Canadian HIV Vaccine Initiative (N/A)
South African Medical Research Council (N/A)
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Received: 30 July 2018
Accepted: 13 September 2018
First Online: 3 October 2018
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: The authors declare no conflicts of interest. This research was previously presented at: (1) the 2016 HIVR4P conference in Chicago, USA as a poster; and (2) the 2017 International Women and HIV Workshop in Boston, USA as a guided poster.
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