Funding for this research was provided by:
Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (404573/2012-6)
France Recherche Nord & Sud Sida-HIV Hépatites - ANRS (ANRS12274)
Received: 13 March 2019
Accepted: 9 January 2020
First Online: 20 January 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The present study was approved by the IOC/Fiocruz (CAAE 51959215.5.0000.5248), INI/Fiocruz (CAAE 51959215.5.3002.5262), and HGNI (CAAE 51959215.5.3001.5254<b>)</b> Ethical Boards. Written informed consent was obtained from all study participants after explanation of the study objectives by a clinical professional. The data of the clinical coordinator from each site was included in the informed consent to be contacted whenever necessary.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.