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Research Article

Differential Effects of Migration and Deportation on HIV Infection among Male and Female Injection Drug Users in Tijuana, Mexico

  • Steffanie A. Strathdee mail,

    sstrathdee@ucsd.edu

    Affiliation: School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

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  • Remedios Lozada,

    Affiliation: Patronado Pro-COMUSIDA A.C., Tijuana, Mexico

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  • Victoria D. Ojeda,

    Affiliation: School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

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  • Robin A. Pollini,

    Affiliation: School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

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  • Kimberly C. Brouwer,

    Affiliation: School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

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  • Alicia Vera,

    Affiliation: School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

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  • Wayne Cornelius,

    Affiliation: Department of Political Science, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

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  • Lucie Nguyen,

    Affiliation: School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

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  • Carlos Magis-Rodriguez,

    Affiliation: Centro Nacional para la Prevención y el Control del VIH/SIDA, Mexico City, Mexico

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  • Thomas L. Patterson,

    Affiliations: School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

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  • for Proyecto El Cuete
  • Published: July 30, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0002690

About the Authors

Steffanie A. Strathdee, Victoria D. Ojeda, Robin A. Pollini, Kimberly C. Brouwer, Alicia Vera, Lucie Nguyen, Thomas L. Patterson
School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America
Remedios Lozada
Patronado Pro-COMUSIDA A.C., Tijuana, Mexico
Wayne Cornelius
Department of Political Science, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America
Carlos Magis-Rodriguez
Centro Nacional para la Prevención y el Control del VIH/SIDA, Mexico City, Mexico
Thomas L. Patterson
Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: sstrathdee@ucsd.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SS RL TLP. Performed the experiments: RL AV. Analyzed the data: VO KCB LN. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: RP WC CMR TLP. Wrote the paper: SS VO WC LN.