HIV Transmission Tied to Low Infection From Sex

March 5, 2014 - Boston, MA - MedPage Today.

By Ed Susman, Contributing Writer, MedPage Today

Serodiscordant couples who engage in unprotected sexual intercourse have a very small risk of transmitting HIV if the infected partner is well treated with suppressive antiretroviral therapy, researchers reported here.

Remarkably, after an estimated 44,500 sex acts, no transmission of HIV occurred to the uninfected partner during intercourse with their study partner, said Jens Lundgren, MD, professor of medicine at the University of Copenhagen, at the annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections. Continue reading...

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