HIV infection and sexually transmitted infections among men who have sex with men in Senegal

  title={HIV infection and sexually transmitted infections among men who have sex with men in Senegal},
  author={Abdoulaye Sidib{\'e} Wade and Coumba Tour{\'e} Kane and Pape Amadou Niang Diallo and Abdou Khoudia Diop and Khady Gueye and Souleymane Mboup and Ibrahima Ndoye and Emmanuel Lagarde},
Background:No epidemiological study has been conducted on HIV and vulnerability to sexually transmitted diseases (STI) among men who have sex with men (MSM) in sub-Saharan Africa Method:A survey including questionnaire, physical examination and detection of HIV and STI was carried out among 463 MSM, aged 18–52 years, recruited through the snowball technique in five urban sites throughout Senegal. Results:A total of 21.5% of men were found to be infected with HIV [95% confidence interval (CI… 

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