hepatitis C

HIV, syphilis, hepatitis C and risk behaviours among commercial sex male clients in Sichuan province, China

An article in Sex Transm Infect 2010;86:559e564. doi:10.1136/sti.2009.041731.

Objectives Commercial sex male clients (CSMC) are at risk of sexually transmitted infections (STI) including HIV. This study reports the prevalence of HIV, syphilis and hepatitis C virus (HCV), a history of STI and HIV-related risk behaviours in a sample of 600 CSMC in three urban areas in Sichuan province, China. The risk factors for prevalent syphilis infection are also examined.

HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C prevalence and associated risk behaviors among female sex workers in three Afghan cities

 Article in AIDS, July 2010, Volume 24, Issue - pS69–S75.

Objective: To assess prevalence of HIV, syphilis, and hepatitis B (HBV) and C virus (HCV) and associated risk behaviors among female sex workers (FSWs) in three Afghan cities.

Design: Cross-sectional prevalence assessment.

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