TITLE

HIV Infection Among Injection-Drug Users -- 34 States, 2004-2007

AUTHOR(S)
Grigoryan, A.; Shouse, R. L.; Durant, T.; Mastro, T. D.; Espinoza, L.; Chen, M.; Kajese, T.; Wei, X.; Hall, H. I.
PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;11/27/2009, Vol. 58 Issue 46, p1291
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article describes the findings of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) about the case of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection among injection-drug users (IDUs). CDC examined data from the national disease reporting system for 2004-2007 from 34 states which underwent HIV surveillance since at least 2003. Results suggested that about 40% of HIV-infected IDUs received late HIV diagnoses.
ACCESSION #
45545984

 

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