Behavioral impact, acceptability, and HIV incidence among homosexual men with access to postexposure chemoprophylaxis for HIV.

@article{Schechter2004BehavioralIA,
  title={Behavioral impact, acceptability, and HIV incidence among homosexual men with access to postexposure chemoprophylaxis for HIV.},
  author={Mauro Schechter and Regina Ferro do Lago and Aaron B. Mendelsohn and Ronaldo Ismerio Moreira and Lawrence H Moulton and Lee H. Harrison},
  journal={Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes},
  year={2004},
  volume={35 5},
  pages={519-25}
}
BACKGROUND Little is known about the behavioral impact, acceptability, and incidence of HIV infection in persons with easy access to post-sexual exposure prophylaxis (PEP) to prevent HIV. METHODS Participants were recruited from a well-characterized, high-risk HIV seronegative homosexual male cohort in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, given a 4-day supply of zidovudine and lamivudine, and instructed to begin PEP immediately after an eligible exposure. For eligible exposures, an additional 24-day… CONTINUE READING

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