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The Effect of Expanded Antiretroviral Treatment Strategies on the HIV Epidemic Among Men Who Have Sex With Men in San Francisco

Edwin D. Charlebois, Moupali Das, Travis C. Porco and Diane V. Havlir

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

Published on behalf of Infectious Diseases Society of America

Volume 52, issue 8, pages 1046-1049
Published in print April 2011 | ISSN: 1058-4838
Published online April 2011 | e-ISSN: 1537-6591 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/cir085

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(See editorial commentary by DeGruttola and Schooley on pages 1050–1052.)

Modeling of expanding antiretroviral treatment to all HIV-infected adults already in care in San Francisco predicts reductions in new HIV infection at 5 years of 59% among men who have sex with men. Addition of annual HIV testing for men who have sex with men to universal treatment decreases new infections by 76%.

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Subjects: Infectious Diseases ; Immunology ; Public Health and Epidemiology ; Microbiology

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