Correlates of human herpesvirus 8 seropositivity among heterosexual men in Kenya.

@article{Baeten2002CorrelatesOH,
  title={Correlates of human herpesvirus 8 seropositivity among heterosexual men in Kenya.},
  author={Jared M Baeten and Bhavna H Chohan and Ludo Lavreys and Joel P Rakwar and Rhoda L. Ashley and Barbra Ann Richardson and Kishorchandra N. Mandaliya and Job Joab Bwayo and Joan K. Kreiss},
  journal={AIDS},
  year={2002},
  volume={16 15},
  pages={2073-8}
}
BACKGROUND Several studies have suggested that sexual transmission of human herpesvirus 8 (HHV-8) occurs among homosexual men in developed countries. However, few studies have examined heterosexual HHV-8 transmission, especially among African populations in which HHV-8 is endemic. OBJECTIVES To determine the seroprevalence and correlates of HHV-8 infection among heterosexual African men. DESIGN Cross-sectional study. METHODS Participants were 1061 men enrolled in a prospective cohort… CONTINUE READING

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