Perceived HIV Resistance among Men who Have Sex


Project RADAR was a 1-year study, in collaboration with the New York University School of Medicine, which examined the extent to which some gay men believed they were resistant to HIV infection, and whether these perceptions of resistance to HIV infection were concordant with individuals’ histories of risks or immunologic characteristics.



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