Dissident AIDS Database

Co-factorsRecreational drugsHeroinAnemia
Prevalence, incidence and risk factors of anaemia in HIV-positive and HIV-negative drug users.
 van der Werf MJ et al.
  “The strongest predictor of anaemia was frequency of injecting drugs. Less than half the study population (41%) injected more than 10 times per month, whereas 84% of the people in this group had anaemia”
  Addiction. 2000 Mar;95(3):383-92.2000