Outbreak of acute hepatitis A among homosexual men in East London

Scand J Infect Dis. 1997;29(3):211-2. doi: 10.3109/00365549709019028.


We report an outbreak of hepatitis A among homosexual men. There was no indication of a common source outbreak or any connection with foreign travel. It is likely that infection was sexually acquired.

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Disease Outbreaks*
  • Female
  • Hepatitis A / epidemiology*
  • Hepatitis A / transmission
  • Homosexuality, Male*
  • Humans
  • Incidence
  • London / epidemiology
  • Male
  • Risk Factors
  • Sex Distribution