Male to male sex is associated with a high prevalence of exposure to GB virus C.

@article{Berzsenyi2005MaleTM,
  title={Male to male sex is associated with a high prevalence of exposure to GB virus C.},
  author={Mark D Berzsenyi and David Scott Bowden and Michael J. Bailey and Cheryl White and Patrick Coghlan and Francis J. Dudley and Stuart K. Roberts},
  journal={Journal of clinical virology : the official publication of the Pan American Society for Clinical Virology},
  year={2005},
  volume={33 3},
  pages={
          243-6
        }
}
Co-infection with GB virus C (GBV-C) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) appears to reduce mortality for HIV/AIDS. Epidemiological and demographic factors for GBV-C were examined prospectively in 167 subjects at risk for co-infection. We attempted to establish a hierarchical exposure risk for GBV-C. Overall exposure to GBV-C was 45.5%. In univariate analysis, GBV-C was associated with male to male sex (P<0.0001), HIV infection (P=0.0005) and hepatitis B infection (P=0.006). Injecting drug… CONTINUE READING