Followup study of possible HIV seropositivity among abusers of parenteral drugs in 1971-72

Lange, W.R.; Ballesta, J.C.
July 1991
Public Health Reports;Jul/Aug91, Vol. 106 Issue 4, p451
Academic Journal
Presents a followup study of parenteral drug abusers (PDAs) who had an apparent seropositivity to Western blot (WB) analysis during 1971-72. Controversy of the early findings based on the fact that HIV was not believed to have penetrated at-risk populations at such an early date; Possibility of false positives; National Institute on Drug Abuse's Addiction Research Center; More.


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