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

Grigoryan, A.; Shouse, R. L.; Durant, T.; Mastro, T. D.; Espinoza, L.; Chen, M.; Kajese, T.; Wei, X.; Hall, H. I.
November 2009
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;11/27/2009, Vol. 58 Issue 46, p1291
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.


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