Hepatitis a among men who have sex with men in Barcelona, 1989-2010: insufficient control and need for new approaches

@inproceedings{Tortajada2012HepatitisAA,
  title={Hepatitis a among men who have sex with men in Barcelona, 1989-2010: insufficient control and need for new approaches},
  author={Cecilia Tortajada and Patricia Garc{\'i}a de Olalla and {\`E}lia D{\'i}ez and Rosa Maria Ferreiro Pinto and Albert Bosch and Unai P{\'e}rez and Milagros Sanz and JoanA. Cayl{\`a}},
  booktitle={BMC infectious diseases},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Men who have sex with men (MSM) are a known group at risk for hepatitis A and outbreaks among this group are frequent. In Barcelona, vaccination for MSM has been recommended since 1994. In 1998 a vaccination campaign among preadolescents was implemented and an immunization program in gay bathhouses began in 2004. OBJECTIVE to asses the incidence of hepatitis A in adults in Barcelona from 1989 to 2010 and to evaluate the outbreaks among MSM including all genotypes involved… CONTINUE READING
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