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20th EMIS journal article on Hepatitis C among MSM in Spain

Percy Fernández-Dávila, Cinta Folcha, Laia Ferrera, Raúl Sorianog, Mercedes Diez and Jordi Casabona looked at risk factors assiociated with self-reported diagnoses of hepatitis C in last 12 months among MSM living in Spain. The outcome was rather rare: 46 out of 12,907 MSM (0.36%) MSM had received a diagnosis of hepatitis C infection.

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EMIS publication on drug use among MSM in Spain

Cinta Folch, Percy Fernández-Dávila, Laia Ferrer, Raúl Soriano, Mercedes Díez, and Jordi Casabona show that MSM in Spain have a high prevalence of drug use. Although the use of injected drugs in MSM was reported only by minority of respondents from Spain, this group reported a higher level of sexual risk behaviors, self-reported HIV, hepatitis C and other STIs.

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