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  1. Per-partner condom effectiveness against HIV for men who have sex with men, Wayne D. Johnson, et al., AIDS (2018)

    Men who have sex with men (“MSM”) have long been considered one of the populations at greatest risk for HIV infection; yet, few studies reporting on condom effectiveness in preventing transmission among this community have been conducted. Johnson et al. p ...

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  2. Increases in Hepatitis C Virus Infection Related to Injection Drug Use Among Persons Aged <30 Years – Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, 2006-2012, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2015)

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  3. HIV and Tuberculosis- A Deadly Human Syndemic, Candice K. Kwan and Joel D. Ernst, Clinical Microbiology Reviews (2011)

    Of the 33.4 million people living with HIV in 2008, nearly a third were estimated to have latent or active tuberculosis (TB); of the 9.4 million cases of TB, an estimated 15% were coinfected with HIV. This journal article reviews the current knowledge of ...

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  4. Occupationally Acquired Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection: National Case Surveillance Data During 20 Years of the HIV Epidemic in the United States, Do et al., Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology (2003)

    This article explores the incidence of occupationally acquired HIV in health care and laboratory settings in the United States. The study analyzed case data from two surveillance mechanisms, the HIV/AIDS Reporting System and the National Surveillance for ...

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  5. HIV Transmission in the United States: Considerations of Viral Load, Risk Behavior, and Health Disparities, H. Irene Hall, David R. Holtgrave, Tian Tang, and Philip Rhodes, AIDS and Behavior (March 2013)

    This article assesses how viral load, risk behavior, and health disparities contribute to HIV transmission. The authors found that persons who are unaware of their status are more than three times as likely to transmit HIV than those who are aware of thei ...

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  6. Criminalization of HIV Transmission and Exposure: Research and Policy Agenda, Zita Lazzarini, Carol L. Galletly, Eric Mykhalovskiy, Dini Harsono, Elaine O’Keefe, Merrill Singer, and Robert J. Levine, American Journal of Public Health (2013)

    This article describes the areas of concern surrounding the continued implementation HIV-specific criminal laws and sentence enhancements. The authors refer to research on the harmful effects these laws can have on individual behavior as well as public he ...

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  7. HIV Transmission in the United States: Considerations of Viral Load, Risk Behavior, and Health Disparities, H. Irene Hall, David R. Holtgrave, Tian Tang, and Philip Rhodes; AIDS and Behavior (2013)

    This article uses national survey and Centers for Disease Control data to examine the relevance of HIV status, risk behavior, and viral suppression awareness in transmission rates among risk populations. Reinforcing current prevention knowledge, the study ...

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  8. Recent Trauma is Associated with Antiretroviral Failure and HIV Transmission Risk Behavior Among HIV-Positive Women and Female-Identified Transgenders; E. L. Machtinger, J. E. Haberer, T. C. Wilson, D. S. Weiss; AIDS Behavior (2012)

    In this research study, the authors examined the relationship between recent experiences of trauma, antiretroviral (ART) failure, and HIV transmission risk behavior among self-identified women in a clinical prevention-with-positives program in San Francis ...

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  9. Determinants of Per-Coital-Act HIV-1 Infectivity Among African HIV-1–Serodiscordant Couples, James P. Hughes et al., J. Infect. Dis. (2012).

    Researchers analyzed data from a study of heterosexual HIV-discordant couples in Africa to assess HIV transmission per sexual encounter. They found that of 3297 couples, the unadjusted per-act risks of unprotected male-to-female (MTF) and female-to-male ( ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/29/2019 4:56pm

  10. Systematic Review of Orogenital HIV-1 Transmission Probabilities, R. F. Baggaley, R. G. White, and M. Boily, 37 International Journal of Epidemiology 1255-1265 (2008)

    Believing that it is important to have a better understanding of the actual risks of HIV transmission through oral sex, the authors reviewed and summarized all available research literature, up to July 2007, on the risk of HIV transmission associated with ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/29/2019 5:26pm