Modelling the impact of chlamydia screening on the transmission of HIV among men who have sex with men

@inproceedings{Xiridou2013ModellingTI,
  title={Modelling the impact of chlamydia screening on the transmission of HIV among men who have sex with men},
  author={Maria Xiridou and Henrike J. Vriend and Anna K. Lugn{\'e}r and Jacco Wallinga and Johannes S. A. Fennema and Muhammed Suleman and Suzanne Eugenie Geerlings and Bart J. A. Rijnders and Maria Prins and Henry J C de Vries and Maarten J Postma and Maaike G. van Veen and Maarten F Schim van der Loeff and Marianne A. B. van der Sande},
  booktitle={BMC infectious diseases},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Recent studies have found high prevalences of asymptomatic rectal chlamydia among HIV-infected men who have sex with men (MSM). Chlamydia could increase the infectivity of HIV and the susceptibility to HIV infection. We investigate the role of chlamydia in the spread of HIV among MSM and the possible impact of routine chlamydia screening among HIV-infected MSM at HIV treatment centres on the incidence of chlamydia and HIV in the overall MSM population. METHODS A mathematical model… CONTINUE READING
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