Table 1

STIs detected in asymptomatic HIV-infected men who have sex with men

Type of STIStudy cohort*
Syphilis33 (11.0)
 Early latent9 (3.0)
 Late latent or latent of unknown duration24 (8.0)
Chlamydia trachomatis, serovars D-K†19 (6.3)
 Rectal12 (4.0)
 Pharyngeal5 (1.7)
 Urethral4 (1.3)
Neisseria gonorrhoeae10 (3.3)
 Rectal6 (2.0)
 Pharyngeal5 (1.7)
 Urethral0 (0.0)
Hepatitis C virus4 (1.3)
LGV, rectal3 (1.0)
Hepatitis B virus0 (0.0)
  • Data are presented as number of patients (%).

  • *Seven patients tested positive for two STIs and one patient tested positive for four STIs.

  • †Two patients tested positive for C. trachomatis in two locations.

  • ‡One patient tested positive for N. gonorrhoeae in two locations.

  • LGV, lymphogranuloma venereum.