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Sex Transm Infect 87:365 doi:10.1136/sti.2010.049064
  • Miscellanea
  • Letter

Preventing onward HIV transmission in routine HIV care: low levels of evaluation of risk behaviour in HIV-infected patients

  1. J Fox
  1. Department of Genitourinary Medicine, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Julie Fox, Harrison Wing, Department of Genitourinary Medicine, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, Lambeth Palace Rd, London SE1 7EH, UK; julie.fox{at}kcl.ac.uk
  • Accepted 26 April 2011
  • Published Online First 23 May 2011

High-risk sexual behaviour among HIV-infected individuals aware of their diagnosis is of ongoing concern for onward HIV transmission1 2 with approximately one-third of HIV-infected men who have sex with men (MSM) reporting unsafe sex.1 Those attending HIV services represent a readily accessible group for secondary HIV prevention. British HIV Association (BHIVA) guidelines recommend a sexual history review at HIV diagnosis and at 6-month intervals thereafter.3

A retrospective case note review was carried out on …