Overview of HIV Prevention

  • Author: Sharon L. Hillier, PhD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 9/4/20 (What's New)


  • The following strategies have been shown to reduce HIV transmission through injection drug use[Des Jarlais 1995]:
    • Establishing prevention programs when HIV seroprevalence is low
    • Administration of sterile injection equipment

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