Antiretroviral Therapy May Lead To Syphilis In HIV-Positive Men, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Study

Bad news was recently found for HIV-positive bisexual men and men who have sex with men (MSM) undergoing treatment for the disease. A new study published in Sexually Transmitted Infections reveals antiretroviral (ART) drugs may boost susceptibility to syphilis.

Over the past decade, new and repeat cases of syphilis among this patient population has increased significantly compared with other sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

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