Injection of new psychoactive substance snow blow associated with recently acquired HIV infections among homeless people who inject drugs in Dublin, Ireland, 2015.

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/583464
Title:
Injection of new psychoactive substance snow blow associated with recently acquired HIV infections among homeless people who inject drugs in Dublin, Ireland, 2015.
Authors:
Giese, Coralie; Igoe, Derval; Gibbons, Zorina; Hurley, Caroline; Stokes, Siobhan; McNamara, Sinead; Ennis, Orla; O'Donnell, Kate; Keenan, Eamon; De Gascun, Cillian; Lyons, Fiona; Ward, Mary; Danis, Kostas; Glynn, Ronan; Waters, Allison; Fitzgerald, Margaret
Citation:
Injection of new psychoactive substance snow blow associated with recently acquired HIV infections among homeless people who inject drugs in Dublin, Ireland, 2015. 2015, 20 (40): Euro Surveill.
Publisher:
Euro surveillance : bulletin Européen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin
Journal:
Euro surveillance : bulletin Européen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin
Issue Date:
8-Oct-2015
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/583464
DOI:
10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2015.20.40.30036
PubMed ID:
26537764
Abstract:
In February 2015, an outbreak of recently acquired HIV infections among people who inject drugs (PWID) was identified in Dublin, following similar outbreaks in Greece and Romania in 2011. We compared drug and risk behaviours among 15 HIV cases and 39 controls. Injecting a synthetic cathinone, snow blow, was associated with recent HIV infection (AOR: 49; p = 0.003). Prevention and control efforts are underway among PWID in Dublin, but may also be needed elsewhere in Europe.
Item Type:
Article
Language:
en
Description:
In February 2015, an outbreak of recently acquired HIV infections among people who inject drugs (PWID) was identified in Dublin, following similar outbreaks in Greece and Romania in 2011. We compared drug and risk behaviours among 15 HIV cases and 39 controls. Injecting a synthetic cathinone, snow blow, was associated with recent HIV infection (AOR: 49; p = 0.003). Prevention and control efforts are underway among PWID in Dublin, but may also be needed elsewhere in Europe.
Keywords:
DRUGS MISUSE; HIV INFECTION
ISSN:
1560-7917

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dc.contributor.authorGiese, Coralieen
dc.contributor.authorIgoe, Dervalen
dc.contributor.authorGibbons, Zorinaen
dc.contributor.authorHurley, Carolineen
dc.contributor.authorStokes, Siobhanen
dc.contributor.authorMcNamara, Sineaden
dc.contributor.authorEnnis, Orlaen
dc.contributor.authorO'Donnell, Kateen
dc.contributor.authorKeenan, Eamonen
dc.contributor.authorDe Gascun, Cillianen
dc.contributor.authorLyons, Fionaen
dc.contributor.authorWard, Maryen
dc.contributor.authorDanis, Kostasen
dc.contributor.authorGlynn, Ronanen
dc.contributor.authorWaters, Allisonen
dc.contributor.authorFitzgerald, Margareten
dc.date.accessioned2015-12-09T10:29:34Zen
dc.date.available2015-12-09T10:29:34Zen
dc.date.issued2015-10-08en
dc.identifier.citationInjection of new psychoactive substance snow blow associated with recently acquired HIV infections among homeless people who inject drugs in Dublin, Ireland, 2015. 2015, 20 (40): Euro Surveill.en
dc.identifier.issn1560-7917en
dc.identifier.pmid26537764en
dc.identifier.doi10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2015.20.40.30036en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/583464en
dc.descriptionIn February 2015, an outbreak of recently acquired HIV infections among people who inject drugs (PWID) was identified in Dublin, following similar outbreaks in Greece and Romania in 2011. We compared drug and risk behaviours among 15 HIV cases and 39 controls. Injecting a synthetic cathinone, snow blow, was associated with recent HIV infection (AOR: 49; p = 0.003). Prevention and control efforts are underway among PWID in Dublin, but may also be needed elsewhere in Europe.en
dc.description.abstractIn February 2015, an outbreak of recently acquired HIV infections among people who inject drugs (PWID) was identified in Dublin, following similar outbreaks in Greece and Romania in 2011. We compared drug and risk behaviours among 15 HIV cases and 39 controls. Injecting a synthetic cathinone, snow blow, was associated with recent HIV infection (AOR: 49; p = 0.003). Prevention and control efforts are underway among PWID in Dublin, but may also be needed elsewhere in Europe.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherEuro surveillance : bulletin Européen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletinen
dc.rightsArchived with thanks to Euro surveillance : bulletin Européen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletinen
dc.subjectDRUGS MISUSEen
dc.subjectHIV INFECTIONen
dc.titleInjection of new psychoactive substance snow blow associated with recently acquired HIV infections among homeless people who inject drugs in Dublin, Ireland, 2015.en
dc.typeArticleen
dc.identifier.journalEuro surveillance : bulletin Européen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletinen

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