Using molecular data to supplement information gained through public health interviews — chiefly, the names of sexual or needle-sharing partners — can help identify HIV transmission networks and prevent new infections in states with low HIV morbidity, researchers reported in a recent MMWR.
“Public health interviews (ie, partner services), during which persons with diagnosed HIV infection name their sexual or needle-sharing partners (named partners) are used to identify HIV transmission networks to guide and prioritize HIV prevention activities,” Katarina M. Grande, MPH,

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