HIV-infected vaginal cells do not transmit HIV if plasma viral load is undetectable

nam/aidsmap, 15 February 2016

A group of researchers have cleared up an important question about HIV transmission, in experiments on mice. Although HIV-infected CD4 cells persist in the vagina even on antiretroviral therapy (ART) that fully suppresses free HIV in the blood and body fluids, these cells are not anything like numerous enough to pose any transmission threat.

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How Well Do Condoms and PrEP Prevent HIV Among Gay and Bi Men?

POZ Magazine, February 4, 2015

CDC researchers have estimated how well condoms and PrEP, used independently or in combination, prevent HIV among gay and bisexual men. How much faith can individuals place in these figures?

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