Vital Signs: Estimated Percentages and Numbers of Adults with Indications for Preexposure Prophylaxis to Prevent HIV Acquisition--United States, 2015.

@article{Smith2015VitalSE,
  title={Vital Signs: Estimated Percentages and Numbers of Adults with Indications for Preexposure Prophylaxis to Prevent HIV Acquisition--United States, 2015.},
  author={Dawn K Smith and Michelle M. Van Handel and Richard J. Wolitski and Jo Stryker and H Irene Hall and Joseph Prejean and Linda J. Koenig and Linda A. Valleroy},
  journal={MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report},
  year={2015},
  volume={64 46},
  pages={
          1291-5
        }
}
BACKGROUND In 2014, approximately 40,000 persons in the United States received a diagnosis of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. Preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) with daily oral antiretroviral medication is a new, highly effective intervention that could reduce the number of new HIV infections. METHODS CDC analyzed nationally representative data to estimate the percentages and numbers of persons in the United States, by transmission risk group, with indications for PrEP consistent… CONTINUE READING
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