• Germany Study Warns of Increasing Acute Hep C Reinfections in MSM

    1 month ago - By MedPageToday

    Although rates of acute hepatitis C virus infections have declined over the past decade across Europe, a small increase in reinfections was seen among men who have sex with men , according to a German prospective observational...
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  • HCV reinfection prevalence rises among MSM as acute cases decline

    HCV reinfection prevalence rises among MSM as acute cases decline

    1 month ago - By Healio

    LONDON - Although the annual incidence of acute hepatitis C virus has decreased over the past 10 years in Frankfurt, Germany, the prevalence of HCV genotype 4 increased in men who have sex with men, according to research.
    “Despite the broad availability of direct acting antivirals, ongoing transmission of HCV, as well as a persistent epidemic of HCV infections, has been especially observed in high interest groups such as HIV-positive men who have sex with men,” Christiana Graf, of the University Hospital Frankfurt department of internal medicine, said at the International
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