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An empiric risk score to guide PrEP targeting among MSM in coastal Kenya

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Men who have sex with men (MSM), who have heterogeneous HIV-acquisition risks are not specifically targeted in Kenyan pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) guidelines. We used data from an open cohort, which followed 753 initially HIV-negative MSM participants for more than 1378.5 person-years, to develop an empiric risk score for targeting PrEP delivery. Independent predictors of incident HIV-1 infection in this cohort were an age of 18-24 years, having only male sex partners, having receptive ana...

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10.1007/s10461-018-2141-2

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0000-0001-8386-7555
Thiong'O, AN More by this author
Mwashigadi, G More by this author
Mohamed, K More by this author
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International AIDS Vaccine Initiative More from this funder
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Publisher:
Springer Publisher's website
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AIDS and Behavior Journal website
Volume:
22
Issue:
S1
Pages:
35-44
Publication date:
2018-05-16
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EISSN:
1573-3254
ISSN:
1090-7165
Pubs id:
pubs:853013
URN:
uri:767fb6ae-b23e-43c3-a1ec-d429da6d7c23
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uuid:767fb6ae-b23e-43c3-a1ec-d429da6d7c23
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pubs:853013
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