Sexual behaviour, recreational drug use and hepatitis C co-infection in HIV-diagnosed men who have sex with men in the United Kingdom: results from the ASTRA study

@inproceedings{Daskalopoulou2014SexualB,
  title={
Sexual behaviour, recreational drug use and hepatitis C co-infection in HIV-diagnosed men who have sex with men in the United Kingdom: results from the ASTRA study},
  author={Marina Daskalopoulou and Alison J Rodger and Alicia Thornton and Andrew N Phillips and Lorraine Sherr and Richard John Cary Gilson and MargaretA. Johnson and Martin Fisher and Jane A. Anderson and Jeffrey J. McDonnell and Simon Edwards and Nicky Perry and Simon Collins and Sanjay Bhagani and Andrew Speakman and Colette Joanne Smith and Fiona C Lampe},
  booktitle={Journal of the International AIDS Society},
  year={2014}
}
INTRODUCTION Transmission of Hepatitis C virus (HCV) among HIV-positive men who have sex with men (MSM) in the United Kingdom is ongoing. We explore associations between self-reported sexual behaviours and drug use with cumulative HCV prevalence, as well as new HCV diagnosis. METHODS ASTRA is a cross-sectional questionnaire study including 2,248 HIV-diagnosed MSM under care in the United Kingdom during 2011-2012. Socio-demographic, lifestyle, HIV-related and sexual behaviour data were… CONTINUE READING
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