HIV Prevalence, Incidence, and HSV-2 Prevalence Among High-Risk MSM in Perú
What was HPTN 036?
A prospective cohort study with a six-month accrual period and 12 months of follow-up for enrolled HIV-uninfected participants, as well as a cross-sectional study of risk behaviors, partnership status, and HSV-2 serostatus of HIV-infected men who have sex with men.
Who participated in the study?
HIV-uninfected and HIV-infected men who have sex with men (MSM)
What happened during the study?
No treatment regimen, however STD and HIV pre-test, risk reduction, and post-test counseling were provided at each testing time point. In addition, participants were referred for STD treatment if need.