Drug use and the risk of HIV infection amongst injection drug users participating in an HIV vaccine trial in Bangkok, 1999-2003.

@article{Martin2010DrugUA,
  title={Drug use and the risk of HIV infection amongst injection drug users participating in an HIV vaccine trial in Bangkok, 1999-2003.},
  author={Michael S Martin and Suphak Vanichseni and Pravan Suntharasamai and Philip A. Mock and Frits van Griensven and Punnee Pitisuttithum and Jordan W. Tappero and Sithisat Chiamwongpaet and Udomsak Sangkum and Dwip Kitayaporn and Marc Gurwith and Kachit Choopanya},
  journal={The International journal on drug policy},
  year={2010},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={296-301}
}
BACKGROUND HIV spread rapidly amongst injecting drug users (IDUs) in Bangkok in the late 1980s. In recent years, changes in the drugs injected by IDUs have been observed. We examined data from an HIV vaccine trial conducted amongst IDUs in Bangkok during 1999-2003 to describe drug injection practices, drugs injected, and determine if drug use choices altered the risk of incident HIV infection. METHODS The AIDSVAX B/E HIV vaccine trial was a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial… CONTINUE READING