Miss Carberry said: 'He was extremely concerned and upset about this and repeatedly asked Daryll Rowe whether he was clean which he said he was.
That condom did not split accidentally.' The court heard that an HIV-positive person is receiving retroviral treatment it makes it much more difficult for someone to pass on the HIV virus during sex.
Shortly after his diagnosis Rowe, who had also been infected during a casual hook-up, moved to Brighton, East Sussex.
In one text message he said: 'Maybe you have the fever because I came inside you and I have HIV. ' He would incessantly message and call them and leave abusive and insulting messages for them.
In one message he told a victim: 'I ripped the condom. You didn't even know.' The court heard he then repeated the abuse when he called the victim and laughed out loud down the phone.
The victim then tested positive for HIV which showed he had a strain of the virus similar to that suffered by Rowe.
A hairdresser deliberately infected four men he met through Grindr with HIV before sending them 'mocking and abusive' texts, a court heard.
Daryll Rowe is accused of giving four men the virus, and of attempting to infect a further six between October 2015 and December 2016.
Caroline Carberry, prosecuting, said Rowe was diagnosed HIV positive in Edinburgh in April 2015 and had initially been taking retroviral drugs to inhibit the virus.