Increases in gonorrhea and sexual risk behaviors among men who have sex with men: a 12-year trend analysis at the Denver Metro Health Clinic.

@article{Rietmeijer2003IncreasesIG,
  title={Increases in gonorrhea and sexual risk behaviors among men who have sex with men: a 12-year trend analysis at the Denver Metro Health Clinic.},
  author={Cornelis Arthur Rietmeijer and Jennifer Landrigan Patnaik and Franklyn N. Judson and John M. Douglas},
  journal={Sexually transmitted diseases},
  year={2003},
  volume={30 7},
  pages={562-7}
}
BACKGROUND Recent increases in rates of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and decreases in safe sex behaviors among men who have sex with men (MSM) in several American and European cities have been noted by researchers. It has been suggested that these trends are the result of perceptions that HIV/AIDS is less serious because of the availability of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART). GOAL The goal of the study was to examine trends in STD rates and risk behaviors among MSM and… CONTINUE READING