Infectious disease comorbidities adversely affecting substance users with HIV: hepatitis C and tuberculosis.

@article{Friedland2010InfectiousDC,
  title={Infectious disease comorbidities adversely affecting substance users with HIV: hepatitis C and tuberculosis.},
  author={Gerald H. Friedland},
  journal={Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes},
  year={2010},
  volume={55 Suppl 1},
  pages={S37-42}
}
The linkage between drug use, particularly injection drug use, and HIV/AIDS, hepatitis C (HCV), and tuberculosis (TB) has been recognized since the beginning of the HIV pandemic. These comorbid conditions affect drug users worldwide and act synergistically, with resultant adverse biologic, epidemiologic, and clinical consequences. Prevention, care, and… CONTINUE READING