Prostitution and risk of HIV: male partners of female prostitutes

Day, Sophie; Ward, Helen; Perrotta, Louise
August 1993
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);8/7/93, Vol. 307 Issue 6900, p359
Academic Journal
Describes the risk behavior for infection with HIV among male sexual partners of female prostitutes in London, England. Analysis on the risk of viral transmission in homosexual contact; Determination of patterns on the use of condoms; Consideration on the frequency of contact with prostitutes.


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