The risk of becoming superinfected (contracting another strain[HIV strain] Any subgroup of the HIV species. Because HIV mutates very easily, there are many different strains (and may be multiple strains within a single person). of hiv to the one you have already) may be as high in the community as the risk of contracting hiv, according to a paper released in february.
Superinfection can be difficult to detect, claim the writers, and is undoubtedly underdiagnosed.
However, many superinfections are unlikely to be clinically relevant. read more »