Editorial: HIV and Illicit Drugs of Abuse

@article{Atluri2016EditorialHA,
  title={Editorial: HIV and Illicit Drugs of Abuse},
  author={V. Atluri},
  journal={Frontiers in Microbiology},
  year={2016},
  volume={7}
}
  • V. Atluri
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine
  • Frontiers in Microbiology
Drugs of abuse plays a major role in increasing the risk of HIV transmission, disease progression, and less adherence to the antiretroviral therapy, which significantly contribute for morbidity and mortality of the HIV infected patients (Anthony et al., 1991; Arnsten et al., 2002). While injection drug use is the second most common route for the HIV transmission, alcohol consumption, smoking, inhaling, and ingesting drugs such as heroin, morphine, crack cocaine, methamphetamine (METH) will… Expand
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