The Epidemic of HIV, Syphilis, Chlamydia and Gonorrhea and the Correlates of Sexual Transmitted Infections among Men Who Have Sex with Men in Jiangsu, China, 2009Cited by: 10. Apr 26, 2017 · Dr. Jonathan Mermin, MD, MPH, (RADM, USPHS), Director, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and PreventionDuring STD Awareness Month, one important focus is on syphilis’ return among gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM).
Increased Methamphetamine, Injection Drug, and Heroin Use among Women and Heterosexual Men with Primary and Secondary Syphilis – United States, 2013-2017 MMWR February 14, 2019. Syphilis Risk Supplement: Report with data on all reported risk behaviors and characteristics for primary and secondary (P&S) syphilis cases for 2013-2017 (February 14, 2019). Most cases of syphilis in the United States are among gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men. (MSM), and syphilis has been increasing among MSM for more than a decade. If syphilis is not treated, it can cause serious health problems, including neuralgic (brain and nerve) problems, eye problems, and even blindness.
This week, the Atlanta-based Center for Disease Control & Prevention released its 2009 findings on infection trends for gonorrhea, Chlamydia and syphilis. For gay men, the news is particularly alarming. The CDC reports that since 2000, the largest increase in syphilis cases has been among men who. May 01, 2012 · Introduction. Sexually transmitted infections (STI) disproportionately affect men who have sex with men (MSM). MSM comprise approximately 2% of the U.S. population 1, but accounted for 59% of new HIV infections and 62% of cases of early syphilis in 2009 2,3.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that HIV and early syphilis rates among MSM are >40 times higher Cited by: 102.
Apr 06, 2017 · Syphilis Rates Spike Among Gay, Bisexual Men: CDC. stage syphilis for this group was estimated to be at 309 cases per 100,000, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control Author: Healthday. The Courage to Learn From Our Failures: Syphilis Control in Men Who Have Sex With Men; Would Gay Men Change Their Sexual Behavior to Reduce Syphilis Rates? Epidemiologic Characteristics of an Ongoing Syphilis Epidemic Among Men Who Have Sex With Men, San Francisco; Model Trains of .
Dec 13, 2012 · Trend data released today in CDC’s 2011 STD Surveillance Report show that primary and secondary syphilis rates are increasing among gay and bisexual men, who now account for more than 70% of all infections. During the 1990s, syphilis primarily occurred among heterosexual men and women of racial and ethnic minority groups.