Journal article

Brief Report: Sexual Mixing Patterns by HIV Status and PrEP Use Among Men Who Have Sex With Men Partnerships in Melbourne, 2011-2018

Eric PF Chow, Tiffany R Phillips, Catriona S Bradshaw, Marcus Y Chen, Christopher K Fairley

JAIDS-JOURNAL OF ACQUIRED IMMUNE DEFICIENCY SYNDROMES | LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS | Published : 2020

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Sexual mixing between HIV-positive, HIV-negative, and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) users among men who have sex with men (MSM) is an important determinant of the incidence of infection. There have been very limited studies examining the patterns of sexual mixing in relation to HIV status and PrEP use in the era of PrEP. SETTING: Melbourne Sexual Health Centre (MSHC), Australia. METHODS: We included all MSM partnerships attending MSHC on the same day between 2011 and 2018. A chi-square trend test was used to examine the changes in the annual proportion of partnerships by HIV serostatus in 2011-2018 and by PrEP use in 2016-2018. RESULTS: Of the 1765 MSM partnerships who attended..

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