Did pre-exposure prophylaxis roll-out influence the epidemic of rectal lymphogranuloma venereum in Belgium? Results from the national surveillance system Institute of Tropical Medicine
BACKGROUND: An increase of lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) in HIV negative men who have sex with men is reported in several European countries including Belgium before the implementation of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).
SETTING: The epidemiological characteristics of the male rectal LGV epidemic in Belgium were explored before and after the introduction of PrEP.
METHODS: Segmented regression models were used to examine a change ...