TITLE

Sexual Risk Behavior in HIV-Infected Injection Drug Users

AUTHOR(S)
Battegay, Manuel; Bucher, Heiner C.; Vernazza, Pietro
PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
Clinical Infectious Diseases;4/15/2004, Vol. 38 Issue 8, p1175
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Injection drug use continues to be a very important mode of transmission of HIV infection, particularly in Asia, Eastern Europe, and South America, where effective needle-exchange programs and access to antiretroviral therapy for injection drug users (IDUs) are often limited. An important concern is the reports of increased sexual risk-taking among HIV-infected individuals, in particular among IDUs receiving HAART. Engaging in unsafe sex prior to initiation of HAART was associated with engaging in unprotected sex after initiation of HAART.
ACCESSION #
13015215

 

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