Publication of HIV infection in Scotland: quarterly report to 30 June 2018

Publication Date: 18 September 2018

The latest HIV surveillance report, published today (18 September 2018), provides a summary of HIV diagnoses data in Scotland to the end of June 2018. During the first six months of 2018, NHSScotland laboratories reported HIV-antibody positive test results for 139 individuals not previously recorded as HIV-positive. It is estimated that there are 5,213 individuals living in Scotland who have been diagnosed HIV-positive. Attendance is high with 4,758 HIV-infected individuals currently attending specialist services for monitoring and treatment. Across Scotland, 97% of individuals attending for monitoring are receiving anti-retroviral therapy.

The report is available at: https://www.hps.scot.nhs.uk/pubs/detail.aspx?id=3576