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Sperm washing to prevent HIV transmission from HIV-infected men but allowing conception in sero-discordant couples

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, January 2011
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (89th percentile)
  • Above-average Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (64th percentile)

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Title
Sperm washing to prevent HIV transmission from HIV-infected men but allowing conception in sero-discordant couples
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, January 2011
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd008498.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Ahizechukwu C Eke, Chikelue Oragwu

Abstract

Sperm washing is a term used to describe the process in which individual spermatozoa are separated from the seminal fluid. Sperm washing is used to prevent HIV transmission but allow conception in sero-discordant couples, where the male is HIV positive, but the female is HIV negative. This procedure is based on the observation that HIV cannot attach itself to spermatozoa, but it can be found in the fluid and cells surrounding spermatozoa.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
India 1 2%
Unknown 64 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 17 26%
Researcher 12 18%
Student > Bachelor 10 15%
Student > Ph. D. Student 6 9%
Student > Postgraduate 5 8%
Other 15 23%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 34 52%
Unspecified 7 11%
Nursing and Health Professions 4 6%
Social Sciences 4 6%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 3 5%
Other 13 20%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 13. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 29 July 2019.
All research outputs
#1,202,224
of 13,434,955 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#3,612
of 10,595 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#19,183
of 187,173 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#72
of 210 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 13,434,955 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 90th percentile: it's in the top 10% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 10,595 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 20.9. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 65% of its peers.
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