[Sexual transmission of hepatitis C in homosexual men].

  title={[Sexual transmission of hepatitis C in homosexual men].},
  author={Th A Ruys and Jan G. den Hollander and Marcel G. H. M. Beld and Marchina Elisabeth van der Ende and Jan T. M. van der Meer},
  journal={Nederlands tijdschrift voor geneeskunde},
  volume={148 47},
An acute hepatitis C infection was diagnosed in three HIV-positive gay men, aged 43, 48 and 30 years, respectively. In all three, unprotected sexual intercourse and fisting was a universal risk factor for the infection. They all denied having used drugs intravenously, which is the most common risk factor. The third man had a documented proctitis (lymphogranuloma venereum) at the time when the HCV transmission must have taken place. No serious complications occurred during the acute HCV… CONTINUE READING