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  Conference on Retroviruses
and Opportunistic Infections (CROI)
February 22-25, 2016, Boston MA
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Sexual Behaviour is Associated with Recently Acquired
HCV in HIV/HCV Co-infected MSM
  from Jules: In Table 3 you can see recent HCV infections were 69% by sexual transmission vs only 26% for IDU
"Only 73% were aware of the potential for HCV reinfection ....
Knowledge regarding behaviours associated with HCV transmission risk was variable (Table 4)."
Reported by Jules Levin
CROI 2016 feb 22-24 Boston
Marianne Martinello1, Gregory J Dore1,2, Jasmine Skurowski1, Janaki Amin1, Rohan I Bopage3,4, Robert Finlayson5, David Baker6, Mark Bloch7, Gail V Matthews1,2 1Kirby Institute, UNSW Australia, Sydney, Australia, 2St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney, Australia, 3The Albion Centre, Sydney, Australia, 4School of Public Health and Community Medicine, UNSW, Australia, Sydney, Australia, 5Taylor Square Private Clinic, Sydney, Australia, 6East Sydney Doctors, Sydney, Australia, 7Holdsworth House Medical Practice, Sydney, Australia