- Galang R.R.
- Gentry J.
- Peters P.J.
- Brooks J.T.
|Mode of HIV transmission||Unsafe injection (medical)||Unsafe injection (nonmedical)|
|Timing of HIV spread||Rapid (mo)||Rapid (mo)|
|Preoutbreak community HIV prevalence||Low (0.6%)||Low (<0.1%)|
|Community access to HIV testing||Minimal||Minimal|
|Outbreak HCV infection prevalence||High (82%)||High (92%)|
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Funding/support: Funding for the outbreak investigation in Indiana was provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CDC's work on the Cambodia outbreak was supported by the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief.
Disclaimer: The findings and conclusions in this report are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Conflicts of interest: None to report.