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Recency and frequency of HIV testing among men who have sex with men in Germany and socio-demographic factors associated with testing behaviour
Year: 
2015
Languages:
 English

Recency and frequency of HIV testing among men who have sex with men in Germany and socio-demographic factors associated with testing behaviour

by
Ulrich Marcus, Martyna Gassowski, Martin Kruspe and Jochen Drewes

Testing for presence of HIV infection is a pre-requisite to qualify for antiretroviral treatment. A considerable proportion of German men who have sex with men (MSM) infected with HIV have a CD4 cell count below 350 cells/μl at time of diagnosis and are thus defined as “late presenters”.

  • Gay men and other MSM
  • Central Europe
  • Testing and counselling

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