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Anal cancer screening in men

Background

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI) in the world.

HPV is the virus that causes genital warts. Though warts can cause a lot of distress, they are typically benign...

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Dashboard update: HIV and STIs in BC in Q3 of 2016

This is the dashboard report on STI and HIV trends in BC for the third quarter of 2016 (July – September). These reports are posted quarterly to provide a snapshot of HIV and sexually transmitted infections in British Columbia.

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BCCDC Public Health Laboratory Hepatitis C virus (HCV) & HIV testing methodology change

The BC Centre for Disease Control Public Health Laboratory (BCCDC PHL) performs all HCV RNA testing and HCV genotyping in BC. The laboratory also performs a limited number of HIV RNA tests to help confirm acute HIV infection, in...

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Risk factors for repeat syphilis infections among gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men in British Columbia, 2005-2014

Background

The rates of infectious syphilis have substantially increased over the past decade. Gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (gbMSM) represent almost two thirds of all syphilis diagnoses in British Columbia...

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Neisseria gonorrhoeae susceptibility trends in BC, 2006 to 2015

Background

In British Columbia (BC), there has been a steady increase in reported gonococcal (GC) infections since 1998. Most notably, there was a 70% increase in GC infections in 2015 (3,160 cases) compared with 2014 (1,803...

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