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Homosexual Men And Hiv

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25% of gay men are HIV+ in SF?

Hi Doc,According to some estimates, 25% of gay men here in San Francisco are HIV-positive. This is the mean estimate and the percentage may be higher or lower. How accurate do you think this is? And why is it not more widely publicized. If it's...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention funded some of these studies. They found HIV prevalence rates as high as 24% in gay men living in San Francisco (2005 statistical estimate). Other jurisdictions had even higher rates, including New... Read more »

percentage of gay men with HIV

On a list serve, a comment was made that less then 25% of gay men have HIV.Is this close to true? Read more »

Homosexuality: Is this true?

In a question from 2002, Dr. Ryan wrote this: "Plenty of heterosexual people in the U.S. have anal... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevalence, Incidence and Risk Factors for Hepatitis C in Homosexual Men: Data From Two Cohorts of HIV-Negative and HIV-Positive Men in Sydney, Australia

...person-years of follow-up (97.5 percent CI zero to 1.54, single-sided). "HCV prevalence was almost 10 times higher in HIV-positive homosexual men," the authors noted. "Although incident HCV infection was uncommon in both cohorts, cases of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Trends in HIV Incidence in Homosexual Men in Developed Countries

... Study authors sought to describe trends in HIV notification and in other indicators of HIV incidence in homosexual men in developed countries. A literature review was conducted using PubMed, and, in addition to peer-reviewed articles, data Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Association Between "Safer Sex Fatigue" and Rectal Gonorrhea Is Mediated by Unsafe Sex With Casual Partners Among HIV-Positive Homosexual Men

...gonorrhea (RG) and beliefs about highly active antiretroviral therapy, safer sex fatigue, or sexual sensation-seeking among homosexual men. From March 2002 to December 2003, a cross-section survey was conducted among homosexual men who visited an... Read more »
AIDS.gov

National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2010

...(see the December 4, 2008 "HIV/AIDS -- Advances in Hope Video Podcast" ) might leave some people puzzled about why National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day will be marked on September 27. Many of us in the HIV/AIDS community (and some people... Read more »
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Gay Men's HIV+ Support Group

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Our self-run group is comprised of 7-10 members. We've been in existence for more than 10 years. Meetings are free of charge, held on Thursday eves in an attractive comfortable space near Gramercy Park in NYC. Our ages range from 30's on up. From... Read more »

Abbot Elisa positively the best!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
National HIV Reference Laboratory, Fairfield Hospital, Victoria, Australia. Two competitive anti-HIV ELISA screening assays (Behring and Wellcozyme) and two second generation assays using antigens generated by recombinant DNA technology (Abbott)... Read more »

Delayed seroconversion cases. With names and...

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infection a median of 18 months before a diagnostic western blot. Evidence from a cohort of homosexual men.Ann Intern Med 1989 Dec 15;111(12):961-72 STUDY OBJECTIVE: To study the natural history of human... Read more »

gay men to hang out with

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...whats up men. My name is Lee and I'm from a city just 5 min. from chicago. I'm looking for other gay men that i can talk to. I've notice that it's easier to date men with hiv, than men w/out it. It makes life alittle easier. Read more »