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Reducing HIV infection in people who inject drugs is impossible without targeting recently-infected subjects.

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Objective

Although our understanding of viral transmission among people who inject drugs (PWID) has improved, we still know little about when and how many times each injector transmits HIV throughout the duration of infection. We describe HIV dynamics in PWID to evaluate which preventive strategies can be efficient.

Design

Due to the notably scarce interventions, HIV-1 spread explosively in Russia and Ukraine in 1990s. By studying this epidemic between 1995 and 20...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
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10.1097/qad.0000000000001291

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Vasylyeva, TI More by this author
Friedman, SR More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS Division
Department:
Zoology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS Division
Department:
Zoology
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Publisher:
Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins Publisher's website
Journal:
AIDS Journal website
Volume:
30
Issue:
18
Pages:
2885-2890
Publication date:
2016-11-28
Acceptance date:
2016-09-27
DOI:
EISSN:
1473-5571
ISSN:
0269-9370
Pubs id:
pubs:663158
URN:
uri:3ef9aa28-e666-4177-83a2-4ea4a252766c
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uuid:3ef9aa28-e666-4177-83a2-4ea4a252766c
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pubs:663158

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