TITLE

Clinical features of drug use and drug use related HIV

AUTHOR(S)
Brettle, R. P.
PUB. DATE
May 1996
SOURCE
International Journal of STD & AIDS;May1996, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p151
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
editorial
ABSTRACT
A variety of important medical problems, both non-infective and infective in nature, are associated with drug use. A number of micro-organisms are associated with the non-sterile nature of injection drug use (IDU) whilst a number of blood borne viruses, including retroviruses such as HIV, are easily transmitted to individuals involved in the sharing of injection equipment. Practitioners require knowledge of infection and non-infection related medical conditions associated with IDU since they may mimic each other.
ACCESSION #
22201811

 

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