Intravenous drug user

Known as: IVDU (intravenous drug user), IVDU, IV drug user 
A person who injects recreational drugs.
National Institutes of Health

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1962-2017
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2014
Highly Cited
2014
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study is to estimate life expectancies of HIV-positive patients conditional on response to… (More)
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
Worldwide, the hepatitis B virus (HBV) and the hepatitis C virus (HCV) cause, respectively, 600,000 and 350,000 deaths each year… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
We characterized hepatitis C virus (HCV) treatment knowledge, experience and barriers in a cohort of community-based injection… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Limited data prior to highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) suggested the possibility of an increased risk of… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Inappropriate prescribing is an important and possibly preventable risk factor for adverse drug… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Data on the incidence of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection among human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected persons… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
OBJECTIVES The causes of death among HIV-positive patients may have changed since the introduction of highly active… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Patients with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection frequently report fatigue, lassitude, depression, and a perceived… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
This study was designed to assess differences in sex-related risk behaviors between drug injectors who did not smoke crack… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
OBJECTIVE To describe prevalence and incidence of HIV-1, hepatitis C virus (HCV) and risk behaviours in a prospective cohort of… (More)
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