Beyond injecting drug use: investigation of a Victorian cluster of hepatitis C among HIV-infected men who have sex with men.

@article{Mahony2013BeyondID,
  title={Beyond injecting drug use: investigation of a Victorian cluster of hepatitis C among HIV-infected men who have sex with men.},
  author={Andrew A. Mahony and Ellen J Donnan and Rosemary A. Lester and Joseph Samuel Doyle and James Knox and Samantha Lilly Tracy and Scott Bowden and Joseph John Sasadeusz},
  journal={The Medical journal of Australia},
  year={2013},
  volume={198 4},
  pages={210-4}
}
OBJECTIVES To examine increased notifications of hepatitis C virus (HCV) in men who have sex with men (MSM) infected with HIV in Victoria, and evaluate HCV transmission risk factors other than injecting drug use. DESIGN, SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS Case series through retrospective review of all HCV cases in Victoria from 1 April 2010 to 30 June 2011, with clinical and laboratory data examined in likely MSM to identify a co-infected cohort. Patients with newly acquired HCV with HIV co-infection… CONTINUE READING
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