Category Archives: seroadaptation

  1. Researchers Present the Impact of Serosorting as an HIV Prevention Strategy

    via AidsMap.com, by Gus Cairns An meta-analysis of HIV-negative gay men’s sexual behaviour and HIV incidence rate in four HIV prevention studies, presented earlier this month at the 19th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI), has found that attempting to ‘serosort’ by restricting unprotected sex to partners known to be HIV negative does have efficacy as Read More >>

    CROI, gay men, HIV, MSM, prevention, seroadaptation, serosorting
  2. Changing HIV Risk Behaviors

    Via The Forum for Collaborative HIV Research Background: Previous studies have suggested that initial reductions in risk behavior after HIV diagnosis are not sustained. We investigated how seroadaptive tactics, including fewer total partners, serodiscordant partners, and “risk partnerships” (defined as insertive unprotected anal intercourse with an HIV– or partners unknown status), adopted by HIV+ men who have Read More >>

    HIV, Infections, MSM, risk, seroadaptation, sexual behavior
  3. Prevalence of Seroadaptive Behaviors of Men Who Have Sex With Men

    via U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Medical News, posted December 10, 2009 Prevalence of Seroadaptive Behaviors of Men Who Have Sex With Men, San Francisco, 2004 The researchers set out to define and measure the prevalence of HIV seroadaptive behaviors among men who have sex with men (MSM). Time-location sampling was used to recruit a community-based, Read More >>

    condoms, gay men, seroadaptation, serosorting, sexual behavior
  4. Do men who have sex with men use serosorting with casual partners in France?

    Do men who have sex with men use serosorting with casual partners in France? Results of a nationwide survey  Abstract: We examined whether men who have sex with men (MSM) in France have adopted serosorting with their casual partners, serosorting being one strategy to reduce the risk of HIV transmission. We expected to see the same predictors Read More >>

    behavioral research, France, gay men, research, seroadaptation, serosorting
  5. Serosorting and ‘strategic positioning’ used by HIV-positive US gay men to reduce HIV transmission risks, shows meta-analysis

    via Aidsmap, by Michael Carter Over 40% of gay and other men who have sex with men diagnosed with HIV in the US have unprotected anal intercourse, according to the results of a meta-analysis published in the August 24th edition of AIDS. However, there was evidence that those engaging in unprotected sex were attempting to limit the Read More >>

    gay men, HIV transmission, seroadaptation, serosorting
  6. Prevention for HIV serodiscordant couples: it’s more than just condoms

    via Aidsmap, by Michael Carter Promoting 100% condom use may not be the most appropriate HIV prevention strategy for serodiscordant couples, according to research presented to the Fifteenth Conference of the British HIV Association. However, researchers found that there was little awareness or use of other methods of HIV prevention, such as post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) or the Read More >>

    anal sex, behavioral research, condoms, HIV transmission, HIV/AIDS policy, PEP, seroadaptation, sexual behavior, viral load
  7. Increase in serodiscordant casual sex among Sydney gay men at a time when HIV diagnoses have not increased

    via Aidsmap Between 2003 and 2006, there was an increase in the numbers of HIV-negative gay men in Sydney who reported having unprotected anal intercourse with casual HIV-positive partners, report researchers in the online edition of AIDS and Behavior. However the researchers do not believe that these men form “a core group of high risk men”. Iryna Read More >>

    anal sex, behavioral research, gay men, HIV transmission, seroadaptation, serosorting, sexual behavior, sexual health, sexual pleasure
  8. Risk reduction strategies are safer for Sydney gay men than other unprotected sex practices – but less safe than consistent condom use

    via Aidsmap. Gay men in Sydney who only have unprotected anal intercourse as part of a risk reduction strategy such as serosorting or negotiated safety have a considerably lower risk of acquiring HIV than men who have unprotected sex in other ways, report Australian researchers in the January 14th issue of AIDS. Men who have unprotected anal Read More >>

    anal sex, gay men, HIV transmission, seroadaptation, serosorting, Sydney
  9. Study examines repeated exposure to HIV in treatment-suppressed HIV patients

    A new study looking at unprotected intercourse within gay couples when each partner has established HIV-infection found a correlation between anti-HIV immune response and sexual activity. Study results showed that individuals who had regular unprotected receptive anal intercourse with partners with significant levels of HIV in their blood showed a stronger anti-HIV immune response. In addition, the Read More >>

    anal sex, ARV, HIV transmission, research, seroadaptation, serosorting, superinfection