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Antiretroviral Therapy Initiation Is Not Associated With Risky Sexual Behavior Among Heterosexual Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Infected Persons in Serodiscordant Partnerships.

Authors
  • Mujugira, Andrew1
  • Celum, Connie
  • Ngure, Kenneth
  • Thomas, Katherine K
  • Katabira, Elly
  • Baeten, Jared M
  • 1 From the Departments of *Global Health; †Epidemiology; ‡Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; §School of Public Health, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya; and ¶Department of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda. , (Kenya)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Sexually transmitted diseases
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2017
Volume
44
Issue
1
Pages
57–61
Identifiers
PMID: 27898566
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Substantial risk compensation did not occur after ART initiation among East African HIV-infected persons with known HIV-uninfected partners. These data inform modelling studies of ART for HIV prevention by suggesting that risky sexual behavior did not appear to offset decreased HIV infectiousness in this key population.

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