The prevalence and correlates of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection and HCV-HIV co-infection in a community sample of gay and bisexual men.

@article{Myers2009ThePA,
  title={The prevalence and correlates of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection and HCV-HIV co-infection in a community sample of gay and bisexual men.},
  author={Ted Myers and Dan Allman and Kunyong Xu and Robert S. Remis and Jeffrey P. Aguinaldo and Ann N. Burchell and Liviana Calzavara and Carol Swantee},
  journal={International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases},
  year={2009},
  volume={13 6},
  pages={
          730-9
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To describe hepatitis C virus (HCV) and HIV prevalence and co-infection, and to examine variables associated with infection in a community sample of men who have sex with men (MSM). METHODS Data were from an anonymous, cross-sectional study (N=5080) in Canada. Men self-completed a questionnaire and provided an optional saliva specimen for HCV and HIV testing. Polytomous logistic regressions identified variables associated with HCV, HIV, and HCV-HIV co-infection. RESULTS The… CONTINUE READING

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