The HIV Epidemic: High-Income Countries.

@article{Vermund2012TheHE,
  title={The HIV Epidemic: High-Income Countries.},
  author={Sten H Vermund and Andrew J. Leigh-Brown},
  journal={Cold Spring Harbor perspectives in medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={2 5},
  pages={a007195}
}
The HIV epidemic in higher-income nations is driven by receptive anal intercourse, injection drug use through needle/syringe sharing, and, less efficiently, vaginal intercourse. Alcohol and noninjecting drug use increase sexual HIV vulnerability. Appropriate diagnostic screening has nearly eliminated blood/blood product-related transmissions and, with antiretroviral therapy, has reduced mother-to-child transmission radically. Affected subgroups have changed over time (e.g., increasing numbers… CONTINUE READING
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 13 times over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS