HIV Transmission

HIV Transmission – What Are the Risk Factors?

Estimated per-act risk for acquisition of HIV by exposure route (in order) :

  1. Blood transfusion
  2. Mother-to-child infection (without treatment)
  3. Mother-to-child infection (with optimal treatment)
  4. Needle-sharing injection drug use
  5. Percutaneous needle stick
  6. Receptive anal intercourse
  7. Insertive anal intercourse for uncircumcised men
  8. Insertive anal intercourse for circumcised men
  9. Receptive penile-vaginal intercourse
  10. Insertive penile-vaginal intercourse
  11. Fellating a man
  12. Man being fellated