Most hepatitis C infections amongst gay men in Sydney linked to injecting drug use

Published: October 25, 2009

Most hepatitis C infections amongst gay men in Sydney linked to injecting drug use

Injecting drug use is the behaviour most associated with hepatitis C virus infection in both HIV-positive and HIV-negative gay men in Sydney, a study published in the online edition of Sexually Transmitted Infections shows.

The Australian researchers also found that rates of hepatitis C infection were about ten times higher in HIV-positive men than they were in HIV-negative men.

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