Different diseases indicate different risks of transmission of HIVBMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7045.1542 (Published 15 June 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:1542
- Sara Madge,
- Adeola Olaitan,
- Margaret Johnson
- Clinical assistant Research fellow Consultant Department of HIV Medicine, Royal Free Hospital and Medical School, London NW3 2QG
EDITOR,—M A Catchpole and colleagues conclude that “substantial numbers of homosexual or bisexual men continue to practise unsafe sex despite being aware of their infection with HIV-1” and suggest that this may result in an increased spread of HIV.1 We do not believe that they have given sufficient data to support this claim.
They provide a list of sexually transmitted diseases detected …