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Hepatitis B: A Sexually Transmitted Disease in Heterosexuals

Proceedings of a Symposium Held in Barcelona, 6-7 May, 1990 (International Congress S)

by P. Piot

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Published by Excerpta Medica .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsF. E. Andre (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7532087M
ISBN 10044481356X
ISBN 109780444813565

CDC's new data suggest that there are more than million total STIs among men and women across the nation. CDC's analyses included eight common STIs: chlamydia, gonorrhea, hepatitis B virus (HBV), herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2), human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), human papillomavirus (HPV), syphilis, and trichomoniasis.


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Olmos et al). Heterosexual transmission of hepatitis B in Amsterdam (C. Hooykaas et al). Hepatitis B virus and heterosexual transmission in Paris, France: A report on patients attending an STD clinic (P. Morel et al).

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Hepatitis A and hepatitis B vaccines are also recommended for MSM. Weller IV, Brown A, Morgan B, Hawkins A, Briggs M, Waite J, Cameron CH, Tedder R. Spontaneous loss of HBeAg and the prevalence of HTLV-III/LAV infection in a cohort of homosexual hepatitis B virus carriers and the implications for antiviral by: 8.

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Viral Hepatitis. Gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men have a higher chance of getting viral hepatitis including Hepatitis A, B, and C, which are diseases that affect the liver. About 10% of new Hepatitis A and 20% of all new Hepatitis B infections in the United States are among gay and bisexual men.

Seroepidemiological study on sexually transmitted diseases and hepatitis B in African promiscuous heterosexuals in relation to HTLV-III infection.

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Hepatitis B is a sexually transmitted disease in the heterosexual (and homosexual) population and it is preventable by vaccination as well as by health education. A seroepidemiological study was performed on HTLV-III, T. pallidum, C. trachomatis and Hepatitis B virus (HBV), in Butare, Rwanda, among 33 female prostitutes, 25 male customers of prostitutes, and 60 male and female controls.

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This paper compares the compliance rates (CR) for the third dose of hepatitis B virus (HBV) vaccine given according to one of two vaccination schedules among subjects attending two sexually transmitted disease (STD) clinics, and the potential influence of place of vaccine administration Cited by: Coincidence of Hepatitis B-Virus Markers and Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Different STD-Risk Groups ANGELIKA STARY\ WOLFGANG KOpp2, and CLAUDIA HELLER-VITOUCH 1 1 Outpatients' Clinic for Diagnosis of Infectious Venerocdermatological Diseases, Vienna, Austria 2 Department for STD Control, Public Health Centre, Vienna, Austria With 1 Figure Received March Cited by: 4.

J Formos Med Assoc | • Vol • No 5 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Seroprevalence of Viral Hepatitis and Sexually Transmitted Disease Among Adults with Recently Diagnosed HIV Infection in Southern Taiwan, – Upsurge in Hepatitis C Virus Infections Among Injection Drug Users Hsin-Chun Lee, 1,2 Nai-Ying Ko, 3 Nan-Yao Lee, 2 Chia-Ming Chang, 2 Wen-Chien Ko 1,2 * Cited by: Hepatitis B is an infectious disease caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV) that affects the liver.

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Association of hepatitis B virus infection with other sexually transmitted infections in homosexual men.

Omega Study Group. Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto Cited by: Hepatitis B is a serious disease caused by a virus that attacks the liver. The hepatitis B virus (HBV) can cause lifelong infection, cirrhosis (scarring) of the liver, liver cancer, liver failure, and death.

A vaccine is available to prevent this infection. Tests and treatment are also available. Acute hepatitis B virus infection: relation of age to the clinical expression of disease and subsequent development of the carrier state. J Infect Dis. Apr; (4)– Kvinesdal BB, Worm AM, Gottschau A.

Risk factors for hepatitis B virus infection in heterosexuals attending a venereal disease clinic in by: Nine (%) male students out of the (%) screened in the age bracket tested positive to hepatitis B (produced antibodies against HBsAg) while (%) female students of the same Author: David Taylor-Robinson.

However, infected persons serve as a source of transmission to others and are at risk for chronic liver disease or other HCV-related chronic diseases decades after infection. HCV is most efficiently transmitted through large or repeated percutaneous exposure to infected blood (e.g., through transfusion of blood from unscreened donors or through 4/4(1).

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Sexually transmitted diseases. Hepatitis B is an infectious disease caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV) that primarily affects the liver. HBV is mainly spread through direct contact with infected blood and blood products but can be sexually transmitted.

The herpes virus is most easily transmitted during _____, but can be transmitted at other times. active attacks Hepatitis is an inflammation of the _____ that can be caused by contact with contaminated ____(hep A) or infected _____ (hep B).

Since the s, hepatitis B vaccination has been recommended for men who have sex with men (MSM), injection drug users, and heterosexuals with a recent history of a sexually transmitted disease or multiple partners.

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STIs affect hundreds of millions of people : Catherine Cronenberg. The Idaho HIV, STD, and Hepatitis Section receives federal funding to support testing, treatment and prevention services for Idaho’s reportable sexually-transmitted diseases.

This site contains HIV & STD prevention messages that may not be appropriate for all audiences. title = "Heterosexual and homosexual transmission of hepatitis C virus: Relation with hepatitis B virus and human immunodeficiency virus type 1", abstract = "A seroprevalence study was carried out on outpatients consecutively seen in a sexually transmitted disease (STD) clinic in order to evaluate the sexual transmission of hepatitis C Cited by: JANE N.

ZUCKERMAN, ARIE J. ZUCKERMAN, in Sexually Transmitted Diseases, INTRODUCTION. Hepatitis B virus is responsible for the most common form of parenterally transmitted viral hepatitis, referred to originally as ‘homologous serum jaundice’ or serum hepatitis, and it is an important cause of acute and chronic liver disease.

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Corona R, Caprilli F, Giglio A, et al. Risk factors for hepatitis B virus infection among heterosexuals attending a sexually transmitted diseases clinic in Italy: role of genital ulcerative diseases.

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