The HIV transmission gradient: relationship patterns of protection

Abstract

We describe a gradient of potential HIV transmission from HIV-infected persons to their partners and thence to uninfected populations. The effect of this newly discovered transmission gradient is to limit the spread of HIV. We roughly estimate a 2% long-term transmission probability for sex and 14% for drug injection for two-step transmission. Then we test… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10461-006-9192-5

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