• Liu Y, Ruan Y, Vermund SH, Osborn CY, Wu P, Jia Y, Shao Y, Qian HZ. Predictors of antiretroviral therapy initiation: a cross-sectional study among Chinese HIV-infected men who have sex with men. BMC infectious diseases. 15(1). 570 p. PMID: 26714889 [PubMed]. PMCID: PMC4696158.


Early antiretroviral therapy (ART) initiation is crucial to achieve HIV viral suppression and reduce transmission. HIV-infected Chinese men who have sex with men (MSM) were less likely to initiate ART than other HIV-infected individuals. We assessed predictors of ART initiation among Chinese MSM.