Asymptomatic urethritis and detection of HIV-1 RNA in seminal plasma.

  title={Asymptomatic urethritis and detection of HIV-1 RNA in seminal plasma.},
  author={Andrew J Winter and Stephen Taylor and Judith A Workman and Diana Petrova White and Jonathan D. C. Ross and Anthony V. Swan and Deenan Pillay},
  journal={Sexually transmitted infections},
  volume={75 4},
OBJECTIVE To define risk factors for detection of HIV-1 RNA in semen in men attending the two largest HIV clinics in the West Midlands. METHODS 94 HIV-1 seropositive men at any stage of infection donated matched semen and blood samples. 36 subjects (38%) were on no antiretroviral treatment, 12 (13%) were on dual therapy, and 46 (49%) were on three or more drugs. Median CD4 count was 291 cells x 10(6)/l. 87 subjects underwent a urethritis screen (Gram stained urethral smear and culture for… CONTINUE READING

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