Results from the PARTNER2 study, presented by Alison Rodger at AIDS 2018, yielded an equivalent level of confidence for gay men as it had for heterosexual couples in the original PARTNER study several years ago.
The basics for health care professionals covering the evidence for U=U, HIV prevention, and considerations for acheiving undetectable viral load.
"We need to meet people where they are at. If you do not want to have a medical provider, but you are interested in being on [pre-exposure prophylaxis], then we should create an environment where it is possible for you to get that," says Matthew Gold...
HIV-positive individuals with a viral load below 200 while on antiretroviral therapy did not transmit HIV to steady sex partners during more than one year of condomless sex.
Antiretroviral treatment as prevention (TasP) in Denmark could nearly eliminate the HIV epidemic among men who have sex with men (MSM), according to predictions of a Bayesian back-calculation model.
Interim analyses from two important studies clearly demonstrated that ART and an undetectable viral load is a highly effective HIV prevention strategy for heterosexual and gay male serodiscordant couples.
Final results of HPTN 052, the watershed randomized trial that positioned antiretroviral therapy (ART) as an HIV prevention strategy, indicate that participants starting ART at a high CD4 count sustained a 93% lower risk of transmitting HIV to sex pa...
The PARTNER study provides the strongest estimate of actual risk of HIV transmission when an HIV positive person has undetectable viral load -- and that this risk is effectively zero.
Final results revealed a 93% reduction in sexual HIV transmission within serodiscordant couples when the individual with HIV was taking antiretroviral therapy.