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  IAS 2017: Conference on HIV Pathogenesis
Treatment and Prevention
Paris, France
July 23-26 2017
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Prevalence and Mapping of Hepatitis C Infections
among Men Who Have Sex with Men in New York City

  Reported by Jules Levin
9th IAS Conference on HIV Science
July 23-26, 2017
Paris, France
Hong Van Tieu1,2, Oliver Laeyendecker3,4, Vijay Nandi5, Rebecca Rose6, Rey Fernandez4, Brianna Lynch3, Donald R. Hoover7, Beryl A. Koblin1, and the NYC M2M Study Team
1Laboratory of Infectious Disease Prevention, New York Blood Center, New York, United States, 2Columbia University Medical Center, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, New York, United States, 3National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Baltimore, United States, 4School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, United States, 5New York Blood Center, Laboratory of Data Analytics, New York, United States, 6BioInfoExperts, LLC, Thibodaux, United States, 7Rutgers the State University of New Jersey, Department of Statistics, Piscataway, United States
HCV Tripled Among HIV+ MSM in NYC, Earlier Death Reported by NYC....
HCV/Coinfection in NYC-HCV+ Die 20 Yrs Earlier/HCV Among HIV+ MSM Tripled.....
HIV/Hepatitis C (HCV) Co-infection among Men who have Sex with Men (MSM) in New York City (NYC), 2000-2010.....
HCV in MSM in NY, London, SF, MACS....
RISK FACTORS - "Acute HCV infection of HIV-infected MSM in New York City is sexually transmitted"......"HCV epidemic in both HIV-infected and -uninfected MSM has been ongoing for decades".....http://www.natap.org/2015/HCV/071015_01.htm


from Jules: the numbers are small but if you break out HCV antibody+ prevalence by HIV+ vs HIV-neh its 7.9% vs 1.47%. You can see in Table 1 that HIV+ were much more likely to have recent of chronic HCV.