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Low dead space syringes: Authors’ response


Zule, W., Cross, H., Stover, J., & Pretorius, C. (2013). Low dead space syringes: Authors’ response. International Journal of Drug Policy, 24(1), 21-22. DOI: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2012.11.003


We appreciate the thoughtful responses and support for our hypothesis that low dead space syringes can lower HIV transmission among people who inject drugs (PWID). The authors raised important concerns about data limitations and programmatic feasibility.