Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, January 6th, 2009
"Rates of syphilis have risen more than tenfold. The epidemic was centered in men, with the majority of cases (83.5%) occurring among men who have sex with men (MSM). These individuals differed from the general MSM population residing in Ottawa in their being older, more likely to be HIV positive, and more sexually promiscuous. Inconsistent condom use by MSM engaged in either oral or anal sex was pervasive. Thirty-seven percent of MSM...
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