Risk factors for HCV acquisition among HIV-positive MSM in Belgium.

Last updated on 23-8-2019 by Anonymous (non vérifié)

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OBJECTIVE: To better understand risk factors for the sexual transmission of hepatitis C viral (HCV) infection among men who have sex with men (MSM). DESIGN: Case-control study among HIV-infected MSM, attending AIDS Reference Centers in Belgium. METHODS: Cases were HIV-infected MSM who were diagnosed with HCV between January 2010 and December 2013. For each case, 2 controls were randomly selected among the HIV-positive MSM who tested negative for HCV around the same time as the cases were identified. Consenting participants were interviewed with a questionnaire on risk factors. Medical…

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