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CROI 2015: No HIV Transmissions from HIV+ Partners Seen in Australian Gay Couples Study

An Australia-based study of gay male couples of opposite HIV status (serodiscordant couples) has so far seen no transmissions from the HIV-positive partner within the couple in a 2-year interim analysis, researchers reported at the recent 2015 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in Seattle.

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CROI 2015: Combining PrEP and ART Could Nearly Eliminate HIV Infection

Giving both pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and antiretroviral therapy (ART) to heterosexual couples where one partner has HIV (serodiscordant couples) can almost eliminate the chance of infection of the HIV negative partner, a study presented at the 2015 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) last week in Seattle has shown.

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San Francisco HIV Forum Asks: Is Undetectable the New Negative?

More than 100 participants packed the Eureka Valley Recreation Center in San Francisco on May 20 for the latest Real Talk discussion of new HIV prevention strategies including pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and antiretroviral treatment as prevention.

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5. HIV Treatment as Prevention: No Infections in PARTNER Study

Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV negative people was the biggest topic in HIV prevention in 2014, but use of antiretroviral therapy by HIV positive people to prevent onward transmission of the virus -- dubbed treatment as prevention or TasP -- also received further support.

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CROI 2014: HIV Transmission through Condomless Sex [VIDEO]

An analysis of more than 750 serodiscordant heterosexual and gay couples in the PARTER study who engaged in more than 45,000 condomless sex acts found no cases of linked HIV transmission when the positive partner was on effective antiretroviral therapy (ART), confirming that treatment as prevention works, according to a report at the 21st Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2014) this week in Boston.

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