Cost and cost-effectiveness of increasing access to sterile syringes and needles as an HIV prevention intervention in the United States.

@article{Holtgrave1998CostAC,
  title={Cost and cost-effectiveness of increasing access to sterile syringes and needles as an HIV prevention intervention in the United States.},
  author={David Robert Holtgrave and Steven D. Pinkerton and T Stephen Jones and Peter Lurie and David Vlahov},
  journal={Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes and human retrovirology : official publication of the International Retrovirology Association},
  year={1998},
  volume={18 Suppl 1},
  pages={S133-8}
}
We determined the cost of increasing access of injection drug users (IDUs) to sterile syringes and needles as an HIV prevention intervention in the United States and the cost per HIV infection averted by such a program. We considered a hypothetical cohort of 1 million active IDUs in the United States. Standard methods were used to estimate the cost and cost-effectiveness of policies to increase access to sterile syringes and syringe disposal at various levels of coverage (e.g., a 100% coverage… CONTINUE READING

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