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In Australia, Victoria has seen an increase in new HIV cases from 1999 to 2000,1 and this rise has been sustained in 2001. The rise primarily involves men who have sex with men (MSM), where rates of unprotected anal intercourse and bacterial sexually transmitted infections (STIs) have also increased.1 As bacterial STIs enhance HIV transmission,2 screening for asymptomatic infections may reduce the incidence of HIV.
A sexual health service in Melbourne reviewed medical records of MSM clients with HIV infection. This was conducted to determine how commonly STI screening of asymptomatic clients is …