Who will use pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and why?: Understanding PrEP awareness and acceptability amongst men who have sex with men in the UK - a mixed methods study

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Frankis, Jamie; Young, Ingrid; Flowers, Paul; McDaid, Lisa;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 11,issue 4 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4836740, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0151385
  • Subject: Microbial Pathogens | Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis | Research Article | Research Design | Sexual Preferences | Preventive Medicine | Pathology and Laboratory Medicine | Geographical locations | Prophylaxis | Men WHO Have Sex with Men | Vaccination and Immunization | Immunodeficiency Viruses | Retroviruses | Scotland | Population Groupings | HIV | Pathogens | People and Places | Demography | Public and Occupational Health | Behavior | Immunology | Europe | Health Care | Lentivirus | Viruses | Biology and Life Sciences | United Kingdom | Research and Analysis Methods | Qualitative Studies | Microbiology | Medicine | Health Education and Awareness | Medical Microbiology | Viral Pathogens | Q | R | RNA viruses | Science | Organisms | Medicine and Health Sciences
    mesheuropmc: virus diseases

Background:\ud Recent clinical trials suggest that pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) may reduce HIV transmission by up to 86% for men who have sex with men (MSM), whilst relatively high levels of PrEP acceptability have been reported to date. This study examines PrEP awar... View more
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