Increased HIV incidence among men who have sex with men in Rome

Massimo Giuliani, Aldo Di Carlo, Guido Palamara, Maria Dorrucci, Alessandra Latini, Grazia Prignano, Francesca Stivali, Giovanni Rezza

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Among 976 men who have sex with men (MSM) who had undergone repeat HIV testing between 1984 and 2003 at a sexually transmitted infection clinic in Rome, Italy, we observed a dramatic increase in HIV incidence in 2002 and 2003, with the cumulative incidence for 2000-2003 being twice as high as that for 1984-1995, and significantly higher than that for 1996-1999. This trend suggests the need for interventions aimed at encouraging behavioural changes among MSM.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1429-1431
Number of pages3
JournalAIDS (London, England)
Issue number13
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Immunology


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