Outbreak of syphilis, but not of acute hepatitis C, among HIV-infected homosexual men in Madrid.

@article{RuizSancho2007OutbreakOS,
  title={Outbreak of syphilis, but not of acute hepatitis C, among HIV-infected homosexual men in Madrid.},
  author={Andr{\'e}s Ruiz-Sancho and Pablo Barreiro and Carol Castellares and Pablo Labarga and Bel{\'e}n Ramos and J. Garc{\'i}a-samaniego and Mayte Guti{\'e}rrez and Vicente Soriano},
  journal={HIV clinical trials},
  year={2007},
  volume={8 2},
  pages={98-101}
}
BACKGROUND Clustered cases of acute hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, frequently accompanied by sexually transmitted diseases, have recently been reported among men who have sex with men (MSM) in several European cities. METHOD We performed a retrospective record of cases of syphilis in a large cohort of HIV-infected individuals on regular follow-up in Madrid, Spain. HCV testing was carried out in all of them. RESULTS A total of 53 diagnosis of syphilis were made during the previous 4… CONTINUE READING

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