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  1. Hepatitis C virus infection among sexually promiscuous groups and the heterosexual partners of hepatitis C virus infected index cases.

    Article - En anglais

    To define the role of sexual transmission in the spread of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, a seroprevalence study of antibodies against HCV was performed in populations at high risk for sexually transmitted diseases.

    Subjects included 310 female prostitutes, 88 clients of prostitutes, 168 homosexual men and 147 stable heterosexual partners of index cases reactive for anti-HCV (98 of whom were partners of drug addicts coinfected with HCV and human immunodeficiency virus [HIV]). All subjects denied prior transfusion or intravenous drug use.

    Controls were 400 voluntary blood donors selected randomly from first-time donors.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Hépatite virale C, Virose, Infection, Virus hépatite C, Flaviviridae, Virus, Prostitution, Homosexualité, Hétérosexualité, Epidémiologie, Transmission, Prévalence, Facteur risque, Maladie sexuellement transmissible, Anticorps, Sérum, Homme, Appareil digestif pathologie, Foie pathologie, Hémopathie, Immunopathologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Viral hepatitis C, Viral disease, Infection, Hepatitis C virus, Flaviviridae, Virus, Prostitution, Homosexuality, Heterosexuality, Epidemiology, Transmission, Prevalence, Risk factor, Sexually transmitted disease, Antibody, Serum, Human, Digestive diseases, Hepatic disease, Hemopathy, Immunopathology

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

    Cote : 94-0122096

    Code Inist : 002B05C02G. Création : 199406.