Incidence of sexually transmitted infections in men who have sex with men and who are at substantial risk of HIV infection – A meta-analysis of data from trials and observational studies of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis

Ricardo Niklas Werner, Matthew Gaskins, Alexander Nast, Corinna Dressler, Peter M. Mugo
2018 PLoS ONE  
Men who have sex with men (MSM) and who engage in condomless anal intercourse with casual partners are at high risk of acquiring sexually transmitted infections (STIs), but reliable epidemiological data are scarce. Studies on HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) enrol MSM who indicate that they engage in behaviour that puts them at high risk of acquiring HIV. Because they also screen for STIs at regular intervals, these studies may serve as a valuable source to estimate incidence rates of STIs
more » ... this subpopulation of MSM. OPEN ACCESS Citation: Werner RN, Gaskins M, Nast A, Dressler C (2018) Incidence of sexually transmitted infections in men who have sex with men and who are at substantial risk of HIV infection -A metaanalysis of data from trials and observational studies of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis. PLoS ONE 13(12): e0208107. https://doi.org/10.
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0208107 fatcat:5bvsamvjjfanpgvnionu76gbnm