Published in Blood Weekly, June 29th, 1998
The continuum of care required to optimize efficacy of new infectious disease treatments is particularly difficult to achieve in U.S. prisons, where the incidence of AIDS is six times higher than that of the general U.S. population (0.51 percent vs. 0.08 percent).
Infectious disease experts discussed barriers to proper medical treatment of U.S. prisoners at the conference "The Changing Face of Infectious Disease in Corrections," held June 9-12, 1998 at Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia. The...
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