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An Australian Doctor Has Some Answers About PrEP User With HIV

[From HIVPlus,  March 26, 2019]

“As Plus previously reported, a news story surfaced last week of a 27-year-old Australian man, Steven Spencer (above left), who claimed he acquired HIV while practicing PrEP as an on-demand strategy. We shared thoughts and reactions to the sparse details available about this event, but later realized we wanted to know more facts. So, we reached out to Dr. Darren Russell (above right), clinical adviser for Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine. Dr. Russell consulted and advised on Spencer’s specific case, and agreed to share previously unmentioned facts that have not been reported elsewhere. Here’s what we’ve uncovered. ”

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