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Heroin dependence and HIV infection in Malaysia.

TitleHeroin dependence and HIV infection in Malaysia.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2006
AuthorsChawarski, Marek C., Mahmud Mazlan, and Richard S. Schottenfeld
JournalDrug and alcohol dependence
Volume82 Suppl 1
Date Published2006 Apr
KeywordsAdult, Buprenorphine, Demography, Female, Heroin Dependence, HIV Infections, Humans, Malaysia, Male, Naltrexone, Narcotic Antagonists, Prevalence, Risk-Taking
AbstractMalaysia is experiencing severe problems with heroin dependence and HIV infection. This, study evaluated drug use and other HIV risk behaviors and their association with HIV and other infectious diseases in heroin-dependent subjects enrolled in a clinical trial of drug abuse treatment in Muar, Malaysia.
Alternate JournalDrug Alcohol Depend

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