Pumping iron, risking infection? Exposure to hepatitis C, hepatitis B and HIV among anabolic-androgenic steroid injectors in Victoria, Australia.

@article{Aitken2002PumpingIR,
  title={Pumping iron, risking infection? Exposure to hepatitis C, hepatitis B and HIV among anabolic-androgenic steroid injectors in Victoria, Australia.},
  author={C. Aitken and Cheryl Delalande and Kay Stanton},
  journal={Drug and alcohol dependence},
  year={2002},
  volume={65 3},
  pages={303-8}
}
AIMS To measure exposure to the hepatitis C and B viruses and HIV among Victorian steroid injectors and evaluate associations between exposure and risk behaviour, and report other characteristics of the study group. DESIGN Seroprevalence study using a convenience sample. SETTING Victoria, Australia. PARTICIPANTS Current injectors of illicit anabolic steroids. MEASUREMENTS Prevalences of exposure to HIV and the hepatitis B and C viruses; associations of characteristics and behaviours… CONTINUE READING
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