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Volume 27, Number 4—April 2021

Sexual Contact as Risk Factor for Campylobacter Infection, Denmark

Katrin Gaardbo KuhnComments to Author , Anne Kathrine Hvass, Annette Hartvig Christiansen, Steen Ethelberg, and Susan Alice Cowan
Author affiliations: University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA (K.G. Kuhn); Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark (K.G. Kuhn, A.K. Hvass, A.H. Christiansen, S. Ethelberg, S.A. Cowan); University of Copenhagen Department of Public Health, Copenhagen (S. Ethelberg)

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Table 2

Matched odds ratios by gastrointestinal infection among MSM and controls in study of sexual contact as risk factor for Campylobacter infection, Denmark, 2010–2018*

Pathogen MSM, no. (%), n = 4,186 Controls, no. (%), n = 15,250 Unadjusted comparison
Adjusted comparison†
mOR (95% CI) p value mOR (95% CI) p value
Campylobacter 132 (3) 74 (0.5) 16 (11–23) <0.001 14 (10–21) <0.001
Salmonella 3 (0.07) 5 (0.03) 3 (0.7–13) 0.132 0.2 (0.02–1.3) 0.09
Shigella 64 (1.5) 4 (0.03) 105 (37–307) <0.001 74 (27–203) <0.001

*mOR, matched odds ratio; MSM, men who have sex with men. 
†Adjusted for foreign travel, year of notification/infection, infection with any of the other pathogens and recurrent infections.

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