The Young Men's Survey Phase II: Hepatitis B Immunization and Infection Among Young Men Who Have Sex With Men
May 8, 2008
The researchers studied the prevalence of hepatitis B virus (HBV) immunization and infection among men ages 23 to 29 who have sex with men by analyzing data on 2,834 such men in six US metropolitan areas. Participating men were interviewed and tested for serologic markers of HBV immunization and infection from 1998 to 2000.
Am Journal of Public Health
05.2008; Vol. 98; No. 5: P. 839-845; Cindy M. Weinbaum, M.D., M.P.H.; Rob Lyerla, Ph.D.; Duncan A. MacKellar, M.A., M.P.H.; Linda A. Valleroy, Ph.D.; Gina M. Secura, Ph.D., M.P.H.; Stephanie K. Behel, M.P.H.; Trista Bingham, M.P.H., M.S.; David D. Celentano, Sc.D.; Beryl A. Koblin, Ph.D.; Marlene LaLota, M.P.H.; Douglas A. Shehan; Hanne Thiede, D.V.M., M.P.H.; Lucia V. Torian, Ph.D. for the Young Men's Survey Study Group
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