Targeting HIV Prevention Based on Molecular Epidemiology Among Deeply Sampled Subnetworks of Men Who Have Sex With Men.

@article{Wang2015TargetingHP,
  title={Targeting HIV Prevention Based on Molecular Epidemiology Among Deeply Sampled Subnetworks of Men Who Have Sex With Men.},
  author={Xicheng Wang and Yasong Wu and Lin Mao and W Xia and Weiwei Zhang and Lili Dai and Sanjay R Mehta and Joel O. Wertheim and Xingqi Dong and Tong Zhang and Hao Wu and Davey M. Smith},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={2015},
  volume={61 9},
  pages={1462-8}
}
BACKGROUND Molecular epidemiology can be useful in identifying clusters of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) transmission that can be targeted for prevention. METHODS Regular screening of 2000 men who have sex with men (MSM) in Beijing, China, for HIV infection every 2 months identified 179 primary infections (2007-2010). HIV-1 pol sequences were obtained and used to infer the transmission network and identify transmitted drug resistance (TDR) among these individuals. We evaluated the use of… CONTINUE READING
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