Table 2

Summary of National Surveillance Data of HIV Biomarkers
Country Report Information Coverage Pre Implementation and Expansion Post Implementation and Expansion
Investigators Location Surveillance Method Syringes per PWID/Year1 Year Baseline HIV cases (n) Year Follow-up2HIV cases (n) (Percent Change)
CDC 2007 [32] Iran National Surveillance Data 4-41 2003 2332 2007 426 (82%)
Astrauskiene 2010 [33] Lithuania National Surveillance Data 56-98 2005 85 2009 117 (+38%)
CDC 2010 [34] Taiwan National Surveillance Data 7-67 2006 1693 2010 114 (93%)
Hammett 2010 [35] Vietnam National Surveillance Data 9-52 2005 11358 2009 7947 (30%)

1. Syringes per PWID/Year are given as a range based on the first and last date of data collection in respective study.

2. Post Implementation columns include follow-up biomarker information in addition to the difference from baseline to follow-up.

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