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  Conference on Retroviruses
and Opportunistic Infections (CROI)
February 13-16, 2017, Seattle WA
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High prevalence of hepatitis C virus among HIV
negative MSM in the Amsterdam PrEP project
  Reported by Jules Levin
CROI 2017 Feb 14-16 Seattle, WA
Elske Hoornenborg1, Maria Prins1,2, Roel CA Achterbergh1, Maarten F Schim van der Loeff1,2, Udi Davidovich1, Arjan Hogewoning1,2, Henry JC de Vries1,2, Janke Schinkel2, Thijs JW van de Laar3, on behalf of the Amsterdam PrEP Project team in the HIV Transmission Elimination AMsterdam (H-TEAM) Initiative
1 Department of Infectious Diseases, Public Health Service of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands; 2 Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam Zuidoost, the Netherlands,, 3 Sanquin research, Department of Blood-borne Infections, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
see Table 1: high rates of condomless anal sex and drugs during sex, and Chemsex



IQR: interquartile range; CAS: condomless anal sex; rCAS: receptive condomless anal sex; STI: sexually transmitted infection.
# HCV RNA and/or anti-HCV test positive
*All p-values are based on Fisher’s exact test, except when indicated otherwise. ** Rank sum test
a 6 missing b All eligibility reported over the 6 months preceding the screening visit c Self reported rectal, urethral chlamydia, gonorrhoea or syphilis d In the previous 3 months e 5 missing f 2 missing g 8 missing
h Chemsex is defined as the use of gamma-hydroxybutyrate/gamma-butyrolactone (GHB/GBL), methamphetamine, or mephedrone during sex.