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Editor’s note (2016): Since this article was published in 2013, there have been many exciting developments in research on viral suppression and treatment as prevention.
We now have substantial evidence that people living with HIV who maintain an undetectable viral load to not transmit HIV to sex partners.
Due to their nonspecific character, these symptoms are not often recognized as signs of HIV infection.
however, the pattern of transmission varies among countries.
As of 2014, most HIV transmission in the United States occurred among men who had sex with men (83% of new HIV diagnoses among males aged 13 and older and 67% of total new diagnoses).
Here are some key terms and concepts to help HIV-positive and HIV-negative folks understand and explore what “undetectable” means.
While suppressing the virus to undetectable levels has clear benefits for both HIV-positive and HIV-negative people, treatment as prevention is just one strategy for preventing new HIV infections.
Between 50 and 70% of people also develop persistent generalized lymphadenopathy, characterized by unexplained, non-painful enlargement of more than one group of lymph nodes (other than in the groin) for over three to six months.