Sexual partner selectiveness effects on homosexual HIV transmission dynamics.

  title={Sexual partner selectiveness effects on homosexual HIV transmission dynamics.},
  author={James S. Koopman and Carl P. Simon and John A. Jacquez and Jill Joseph and Lisa Sattenspiel and Tae Ju Park},
  journal={Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes},
  volume={1 5},
Deterministic simulation models are used to show that HIV transmission dynamics in homosexual populations can be strongly affected by sexual partner selectiveness. The type of selectiveness or biased mixing examined is where individuals with similar new partnership formation rates are more likely to form a pair than would be expected by chance. The effect of such selectiveness could be strong even when the total number and distribution of new sexual partnerships and sex acts remains constant… CONTINUE READING

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