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Examination of HIV infection through heterosexual contact with partners who are known to be HIV infected in the United States.

Examination of HIV infection through heterosexual contact with partners who are known to be HIV infected in the United States.
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Crepaz N, Dong X, Chen M, Hall HI,


Crepaz N, Dong X, Chen M, Hall HI, (click to view)

Crepaz N, Dong X, Chen M, Hall HI,

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AIDS (London, England) 31(11) 1641-1644 doi 10.1097/QAD.0000000000001526

Abstract

: Using data from the National HIV Surveillance System, we examined HIV infections diagnosed between 2010 and 2015 attributed to heterosexual contact with partners previously known to be HIV infected. More than four in 10 HIV infections among heterosexual males and five in 10 HIV infections among heterosexual women were attributed to this group. Findings may inform the prioritization of prevention and care efforts and resource allocation modeling for reducing new HIV infection among discordant partnerships.

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