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HIV transmission among men who have sex with men through oral sex
  1. V L Gilbart,
  2. B G Evans,
  3. S Dougan
  1. Communicable Diseases Surveillance Centre, 61 Colindale Avenue, London NW9 5EQ, UK
  1. Correspondence to:
 MsVictoria Gilbart
 Communicable Diseases Surveillance Centre, 61 Colindale Avenue, London NW9 5EQ, UK; Vicky.gilbarthpa.org.uk

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While the risk of transmission through oral sex for men who have sex with men (MSM) is low, discrepancies remain between study findings and there is uncertainty about the exact degree of risk.1

Between July 2001 and September 2003, a total of 4150 MSM were newly diagnosed with HIV infection in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland and reported to the Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre in London. Reports for 1359 cases received during this time included the question “Does the patient believe himself to have been …

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