Men who have sex with men and transgenders in Mumbai, India: an emerging risk group for STIs and HIV.

  title={Men who have sex with men and transgenders in Mumbai, India: an emerging risk group for STIs and HIV.},
  author={M. Setia and C. Lindan and H. Jerajani and S. Kumta and M. Ekstrand and M. Mathur and A. Gogate and A. R. Kavi and V. Anand and J. Klausner},
  journal={Indian journal of dermatology, venereology and leprology},
  volume={72 6},
BACKGROUND Men who have sex with men and transgenders are an important risk group for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV. [...] Key MethodMETHODS Participants were enrolled from two clinics in Mumbai. They completed an interviewer-administered questionnaire and were evaluated for STIs and HIV infection. RESULTS A total of 150 participants, 122 MSM and 28 TGs were evaluated; 17% of MSM and 68% of the TGs were HIV infected. HIV infection in MSM was associated with…Expand
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