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  1. Risk behaviour, anti-HIV and anti-hepatitis B core prevalence in clinic and non-clinic samples of gay men in England, 1991-1992.

    Article - En anglais

    Objective

    To describe the sexual risk behaviour of and HIV and hepatitis B antibody prevalence in gay men in England.

    Design

    Cross-sectional.

    Respondents:

    • Gay men recruited from community settings (bars, clubs, gay organizations) and genito-urinary clinics in London,

    • Manchester, the Midlands and Bristol;

    • men who participated in an earlier study.

    Methods

    Interview including demographic information, sexual behaviour, partner type and health service use.

    Subjects donated saliva, which was screened for antibodies to HIV-1 by immunoglobulin G (IgG) antibody capture enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (GACELISA) and to hepatitis B core (HBc) antigen by IgG antibody capture radioimmunoassay (GACRIA).

    Mots-clés Pascal : Immunodéficit acquis syndrome, Virose, Infection, Hépatite virale B, Facteur risque, Séropositivité, Prévalence, Hémopathie, Immunopathologie, Maladie sexuellement transmissible, Antigène, Nucléocapside, Appareil digestif pathologie, Foie pathologie, Comportement sexuel, Homosexualité, Epidémiologie, Mâle, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Risk factor, Seropositivity, Prevalence, Hemopathy, Immunopathology, Sexually transmitted disease, Antigen, Nucleocapside, Digestive diseases, Hepatic disease, Sexual behavior, Homosexuality, Epidemiology, Male, Human

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0549122

    Code Inist : 002B06D01. Création : 199406.