Risk Factors for Serogroup C Meningococcal Disease during Outbreak among Men who Have Sex with Men, New York City, New York, USA
Published Date:Aug 2015
Source:Emerg Infect Dis. 21(8):1458-1461.
Corporate Authors:Meningococcal Investigation Team
Invasive Meningococcal Disease
Men Who Have Sex With Men
New York City
Risk Factors For Serogroup C Meningococcal Disease During Outbreak Among Men Who Have Sex With Men, New York City, New York, USA
Pubmed Central ID:PMC4517728
Description:Risk factors for illness during a serogroup C meningococcal disease outbreak among men who have sex with men in New York City, New York, USA, in 2012-2013 included methamphetamine and cocaine use and sexually transmitted infections. Outbreak investigations should consider routinely capturing information regarding drug use and sex-related risk factors.
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