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Correspondence on ‘HIV transmission and previous PrEP awareness and use in men who have sex with men in Brighton, UK’
  1. Claire Norcross1,
  2. Colin Fitzpatrick1,
  3. Daniel Richardson1,2
  1. 1Sexual Health & HIV, University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust, Brighton, East Sussex, UK
  2. 2Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Brighton, Brighton and Hove, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Claire Norcross, University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust, Brighton, UK; c.norcross{at}nhs.net

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HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is a highly effective HIV prevention strategy for people at-risk of HIV, including men who have sex with men (MSM). Studies from the USA/Australia describe MSM who had recently seroconverted had used PrEP inconsistently or had faced barriers to accessing and taking PrEP.1 2 We aimed to assess prior PrEP awareness and access in MSM with newly diagnosed HIV between 2017 and 2020. We identified 59 MSM, including 1 transgender man, who were newly diagnosed with HIV. The median age was …

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  • Contributors DR designed this study. CN performed the data collection. CN analysed the data. CN, DR and CF all contributed to the final manuscript.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

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