HCV reinfection prevalence rises among MSM as acute cases decline

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 InternationalRead More

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