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HIV testing among people who inject drugs in Ivanovo and Novosibirsk, Russia.

07:00 EST 1st March 2019 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "HIV testing among people who inject drugs in Ivanovo and Novosibirsk, Russia."

HIV testing among people who inject drugs (PWID) in Russia has been documented to be low; however, few studies have been conducted outside of the major metropolitan cities. The aim of this study was to determine how many PWID were aware of their HIV serostatus and what motivators were associated with getting tested for HIV.

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Name: Central European journal of public health
ISSN: 1210-7778
Pages: 50-53

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