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Preventing HIV transmission : the role of sterile needles and bleach / Jacques Normand, David Vlahov, and Lincoln E. Moses, editors.

p. cm.

“Panel on Needle Exchange and Bleach Distribution Programs, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council and Institute of Medicine.”

ISBN 0-309-05296-3

1. Needle exchange programs—United States. 2. Chlorine and derivatives as disinfectants. 3. AIDS (Disease)—United States—Prevention. I. Vlahov, David. II. Moses, Lincoln E. III. National Research Council (U.S.). Panel on Needle Exchange and Bleach Distribution Programs. IV. Institute of Medicine (U.S.)

[DNLM: 1. HIV Infections—prevention & control. 2. Needle-Exchange Programs. 3. Disinfectants—supply & distribution. 4. Substance Abuse, Intravenous—complications. 5. Health Policy—United States. WC 503.6 P944 1995]

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