The risk of infection with HIV and hepatitis B in individuals who inject steroids in England and Wales.

@article{Crampin1998TheRO,
  title={The risk of infection with HIV and hepatitis B in individuals who inject steroids in England and Wales.},
  author={Amelia Catharine Crampin and Theresa L. Lamagni and Vivian D. Hope and J. A. Newham and Kristin M Lewis and J. Parry and Owen Noel Gill},
  journal={Epidemiology and infection},
  year={1998},
  volume={121 2},
  pages={381-6}
}
Data on injecting anabolic steroid users, within the national Unlinked Anonymous HIV Prevalence Monitoring Survey of injecting drug users (IDUs) were analysed to determine their risk of acquiring blood borne viruses. One hundred and forty-nine participants who had injected anabolic steroids in the previous month were identified from 1991-6, contributing 1.4% of all participation episodes in the survey. Rates of needle and syringe sharing by steroid users were low. Three of the 149 (2.0%) had… CONTINUE READING

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