TITLE

Sexual Transmission of Hepatitis C Virus Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex with Men -- New York City, 2005--2010

AUTHOR(S)
Fierer, Daniel S.; Factor, Stephanie H.; Uriel, Alison J.; Carriero, Damaris C.; Dieterich, Douglas T.; Mullen, Michael P .; Klepper, Arielle; van Seggelen, Wouter; Childs, Kathryn; Branch, Andrea D.; Holtzman, Deborah; Ward, John W.; Khudyakov, Yury; Holmberg, Scott D.
PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;7/22/2011, Vol. 60 Issue 28, p945
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article assesses the infection of Hepatitis C virus (HCV) among men having sex with men (MSM) in New York City from 2005-2010. A study was done from July 2007-December 2010 at Mount Sinai Medical Center, where respondent MSMs were provided questionnaires to answer the sexual habits and drug-use behaviors during a year before screening. The results of the research show that unprotected intercourse between male homosexuals while consuming methamphetamine caused them to be infected with HCV.
ACCESSION #
63897732

 

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