Improving survey methods in sero-epidemiological studies of injecting drug users: a case example of two cross sectional surveys in Serbia and Montenegro

@inproceedings{Judd2009ImprovingSM,
  title={Improving survey methods in sero-epidemiological studies of injecting drug users: a case example of two cross sectional surveys in Serbia and Montenegro},
  author={Ali Judd and Tim Rhodes and Lisa Grazina Johnston and Lucy Platt and Violeta Andjelkovic and Danijela Simi{\'c} and Boban Mugo{\vs}a and Milena Simi{\'c} and Sonja Žerjav and Ruth P Parry and J. Parry},
  booktitle={BMC infectious diseases},
  year={2009}
}
BACKGROUND Little is known about the prevalence of HIV or HCV in injecting drug users (IDUs) in Serbia and Montenegro. We measured prevalence of antibodies to HIV (anti-HIV) and hepatitis C virus (anti-HCV), and risk factors for anti-HCV, in community-recruited IDUs in Belgrade and Podgorica, and determined the performance of a parallel rapid HIV testing algorithm. METHODS Respondent driven sampling and audio-computer assisted survey interviewing (ACASI) methods were employed. Dried blood… CONTINUE READING
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