Table 3. Characteristics of the recipient MSM with identified sources of transmission.

IQR, interquartile range.

CharacteristicRecipient MSM with a phylogenetically
probable transmitter (n = 617)
Recipient MSM with or
without a sequence (n = 1794)
Diagnosed
MSM (n = 7978)
Evidence for infection in the past year
  Previous negative test in the past year (%)777617
  Laboratory diagnosis (%)872
  Clinical diagnosis of acute infection (%)15174
Age at diagnosis (years; mean and IQR)36.8
(29.5–42.9)
37.2
(29.9–43.5)
38.7
(31.3–45.1)
First CD4 count within 12 months of diagnosis
and before ART start (cells/ml; mean
and IQR)
505
(350–630)
534
(360–670)
402
(200–560)
Viral load count within 12 months of diagnosis
(log10 RNA; mean and IQR)
4.9
(4.4–5.5)
4.8
(4.3–5.4)
4.7
(4.3–5.3)
In care in the Amsterdam metropolitan area (%)45.143.543.6
Last negative test within 12 months before
diagnosis (%)
77.076.117.1
Self-reported in country infection* (%)96.991.988.5

*Of those self-reporting a country of origin.