Fast Five Quiz: HIV Recognition and Diagnosis

Michael Stuart Bronze, MD


November 29, 2018

The CDC reviewed guidelines and determined that routine annual HIV screening for MSM is recommended. However, some specific asymptomatic, sexually active MSM may potentially benefit from more frequent screening on the basis of individual risk factors, local HIV epidemiology, and local policies. MSM who are prescribed preexposure prophylaxis should be tested every 3 months, with immediate testing whenever signs or symptoms of acute infection are reported. MSM who have a high-risk sexual exposure or symptoms of recent HIV infection should seek immediate testing.

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