Bridging the Epidemic: A Comprehensive Analysis of Prevalence and Correlates of HIV, Hepatitis C, and Syphilis, and Infection among Female Sex Workers in Guangxi Province, China

@inproceedings{Chen2015BridgingTE,
  title={Bridging the Epidemic: A Comprehensive Analysis of Prevalence and Correlates of HIV, Hepatitis C, and Syphilis, and Infection among Female Sex Workers in Guangxi Province, China},
  author={Yi Chen and Zhiyong Shen and Jamie P Morano and Kaveh Khoshnood and Zunyou Wu and Guanghua Lan and Qiuying Zhu and Yuejiao Zhou and Shuai En Tang and Weiwei Liu and Jie Chen and Zhenzhu Tang},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2015}
}
INTRODUCTION Female sex workers (FSWs) are at highest risk for contracting HIV and facilitating the current heterosexual HIV epidemic in Guangxi, China, yet little is known of the impact of recent harm reduction campaigns in the province. We analyzed sentinel surveillance data collected between 2010 and 2012 in Guangxi to explore correlations between the prevalence of HIV, hepatitis C (HCV), and syphilis and risk behaviors of different categories of FSWs in Guangxi. METHODS The sentinel… CONTINUE READING
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