HIV in DV was written by:

Ruth Lowbury (Project Consultant)

With guidance from:
Dr Angela Robinson MD FRCP, Consultant in Genitourinary Medicine, London, UK (Project Lead)


And the following expert advisers:

Prof Dr Henry J C de Vries MD PhD, Dermatologist, Amsterdam, Netherlands, and Chair, EADV Sexually Transmitted Infections Task Force

Prof Simon Barton MBBS MD FRCOG FRCP(Edin) FRCP, Consultant in Genitourinary Medicine, London, UK

Mr Peter Greenhouse MA MB BChir FRCOG FFSRH, Consultant in Sexual Health, Bristol, UK


Case histories were developed by Mr Peter Greenhouse and Dr Angela Robinson, with material contributed by Professor Henry de Vries and Dr Colm O’Mahony.

HIV in DV Development and Website:

The development of HIV in DV was funded with a project grant from:
The European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV)

Website designed and built by:
Fresh Lemon

HIV in DV was launched in September 2017 and updated in December 2018

Thank you to the following:

Professor Alexander Stratigos, Chairperson of EADV Project Proposal Review Committee.

Members of the EADV Sexually Transmitted Infections Task Force for information and expert comments.

Prof Henry J C de Vries, Dr Angela Robinson, Mr Peter Greenhouse, Dr Colm O’Mahony, Dr Lewis Lau, Professor Peter Kohl, Professor Simon Barton and Science Photo Library for clinical photographs used in HIV in DV.

Dr Angela Robinson for videos of HIV testing.

MEDFASH for permission to use material from its publications.

Anastasia Pharris (ECDC), Leah Shepherd (EuroSIDA), Professor Andrew Phillips and Professor Amanda Mocroft for advice and help with data and images.

The organisations and individuals who have given permission for images and figures to be reproduced and whose names are credited next to each image or figure.

EADV for financial support in 2018 to enable updating and maintenance of HIV in DV, with particular thanks to Professor Martino Neumann, EADV Treasurer, for his approval.

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