P1-S2.01 Prevalence of HIV and sexually transmitted infections among clients of female sex workers in Karnataka, South India

S. Shaw, K. Deering, S. Reza-Paul, S. Isac, B. Ramesh, R. Washington, S. Moses, J. Blanchard
2011 Sexually Transmitted Infections  
However, significant associations were observed in MSM with anal HPV 16 (with coinfectiondAOR, 10.94, 95% CI, 1.18 to 101.68; withoutdAOR, 4.96, 95% CI, 1.40 to 17.57). Conclusion We found type-specific associations of HPV 6 and 16 seropositivity with prevalent anal HPV infection, but not with prevalent genital HPV infection alone. Anal HPV 6 infection was associated with seropositivity in both MSW and MSM, while anal HPV 16 infection was only associated with seropositivity in MSM. Our data
more » ... est that, in men, anal HPV infection may be more efficient than genital HPV infection in inducing immune responses. This may have relevance for protective immunity or the lack thereof, conferred by natural infection. Epidemiology poster session 1: STI trends: Mycoplasma genitallium
doi:10.1136/sextrans-2011-050108.58 fatcat:vg6itsblq5c3lodi5tku7ax2pm