Multiple infections and associated risk factors among non-injecting cocaine users in Argentina.

@article{Rossi2008MultipleIA,
  title={Multiple infections and associated risk factors among non-injecting cocaine users in Argentina.},
  author={Diana Rossi and Graciela Radulich and Estela Muzzio and Jorge Naveira and Sergio Sosa-Estani and Jorge Mario Garz{\'o}n Rey and Gloria Griemberg and Samuel R Friedman and Liliana Mart{\'i}nez-Peralta and Mercedes Weissenbacher},
  journal={Cadernos de saude publica},
  year={2008},
  volume={24 5},
  pages={965-74}
}
The aim of this study was to estimate the seroprevalence rates of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis B virus (HBV, core antibody), hepatitis C virus (HCV), and syphilis infections and analyze associated risk factors among 504 non-injecting cocaine users (NICU) in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Participants were interviewed in face-to-face sessions through a short structured questionnaire. Using venipuncture, 10 mL of blood was collected. Seroprevalence rates were: HIV (6.3%), HBV (9%), HCV… CONTINUE READING