Study reports on bacterial STIs among men using PrEP

April 09, 2019

Bottom Line: This study, which included nearly 3,000 mostly gay and bisexual men in Australia who received daily HIV preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP), reports on the association of bacterial sexually transmitted infections (STIs) by describing diagnoses of chlamydia, gonorrhea or syphilis among the men and behavioral risk factors.

Authors: Michael W. Traeger, M.Sc., Burnet Institute, Melbourne, Australia, and coauthors

(doi:10.1001/jama.2019.2947)

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