Chapter 7. Hepatitis C Associated with Injecting Drug Use

  1. Richard Pates BSc, DClinPsy, AFBPsS, CPsychol1,
  2. Andrew McBride MB, ChB, MSc, FRCPsych2 and
  3. Karin Arnold3
  1. Nick Crofts

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470776339.ch7

Injecting Illicit Drugs

Injecting Illicit Drugs

How to Cite

Crofts, N. (2005) Hepatitis C Associated with Injecting Drug Use, in Injecting Illicit Drugs (eds R. Pates, A. McBride and K. Arnold), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470776339.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Clinical Director of the Community Addictions Unit, Cardiff, UK

  2. 2

    Consultant Psychiatrist, Oxford, UK

  3. 3

    Community Addictions Unit, Cardiff, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 12 JUL 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405113601

Online ISBN: 9780470776339

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Keywords:

  • hepatitis C;
  • sharing of needles;
  • infections;
  • HIV transmission;
  • drug solutions

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Prevalence and associations of prevalence with HBV and HCV among injecting drug users

  • Rates of HCV transmission among IDUs

  • Control of HCV transmission among IDUs

  • References