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Antiretroviral treatment can reduce the risk of HIV transmission between male partners to ‘zero’

BMJ 2019; 366 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l4915 (Published 27 August 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;366:l4915

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  1. Rob Cook, clinical director1,
  2. Peter Davidson,
  3. clinical adviser,2,
  4. Rosie Martin, clinical specialist1
  5. on behalf of NIHR Dissemination Centre
  1. 1Bazian, Economist Intelligence Unit Healthcare, London, UK
  2. 2Wessex Institute, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
  1. Correspondence to R Cook rob.cook{at}bazian.com

The study

A Rodger, V Cambiano, T Bruun, et al. Risk of HIV transmission through condomless sex in serodifferent gay couples with the HIV-positive partner taking suppressive antiretroviral therapy (PARTNER): final results of a multicentre, prospective, observational study. Lancet 2019;393:2428-38.

This project was funded by the NIHR Research for Patient Benefit Programme (project number PB-PG-1013-32069).

To read the full NIHR Signal, go to https://discover.dc.nihr.ac.uk/content/signal-000785/antiretroviral-treatment-can-reduce-the-risk-of-hiv-transmission-between-male-partners-to-zero

Footnotes

  • Contributors: Anna Sayburn

  • All authors contributed to the development and review of this summary, as part of the wider NIHR Signals editorial team. RC is guarantor.

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  • Competing interestsThe BMJ has judged that there are no disqualifying financial ties to commercial companies. The authors declare the following other interests: none

  • Further details of The BMJ policy on financial interests is here: https://www.bmj.com/about-bmj/resources-authors/forms-policies-and-checklists/declaration-competing-interests

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