Phase I Trial of the Topical Microbicide BufferGel

Sponsors: Division of AIDS, US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Protocol Summary: To evaluate the safety of BufferGel, a spermicidal microbicide that acidifies semen and maintains the protective acidity of the vagina, in a high-dose trial.

Year: 1999

Investigator: Z.M. Chirenje, MD, FRCOG

Location: Spilhaus CRS


Completed Study


van De Wilgert J, Fullem A, Kelly C, Mehendale S, Rugpao S, et al. (2001) Phase 1 trial of the microbicide BufferGel: safety results from four international sites. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr; 26(1): 21-7.

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