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injection drug use


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injection (or intravenous) drug use

Necrotizing Fasciitis Associated with Injection Drug Use

High Rates of Primary Care and Emergency Department Use Among Injection Drug Users in Vancouver

Trajectories of Injection Drug Use Over 20 Years (1988–2008) in Baltimore, Maryland

Injection Drug Use Facilitates Hepatitis C Virus Infection of Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells

Nationwide Increase in the Number of Hospitalizations for Illicit Injection Drug Use-Related Infective Endocarditis

Harm Reduction and Injection Drug Use: Pragmatic Lessons from a Public Health Model

Perinatal Hepatitis C Virus Transmission—Role of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection and Injection Drug Use

Effects of duration of injection drug use and age at first injection on HCV among IDU in Kabul, Afghanistan†

Modeling the Initiation of Others Into Injection Drug Use, Using Data From 2,500 Injectors Surveyed in Scotland During 2008–2009

Injection Drug Use and Hepatitis C Virus Infection in Young Adult Injectors: Using Evidence to Inform Comprehensive Prevention

New needle and syringe use, and use of needle exchange programmes by street recruited injection drug users in 1993

Pharmacokinetic Interactions of Nevirapine and Methadone and Guidelines for Use of Nevirapine to Treat Injection Drug Users

Direct Injection Mass Spectrometric Confirmation of Multiple Drugs in Overdose Cases from Postmortem Blood Using Electrospray Ionization-Tandem Mass Spectrometry and MS3

Prevalence of Production of Virus-Specific Interferon-γ among Seronegative Hepatitis C-Resistant Subjects Reporting Injection Drug Use

Postexposure Prophylaxis for Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection after Sexual or Injection Drug Use Exposure: Identification and Characterization of the Source of Exposure

Feasibility of Postexposure Prophylaxis (PEP) against Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection after Sexual or Injection Drug Use Exposure: The San Francisco PEP Study

Estimation of the Standardized Risk Difference and Ratio in a Competing Risks Framework: Application to Injection Drug Use and Progression to AIDS After Initiation of Antiretroviral Therapy

Surveillance of HIV, Hepatitis B Virus, and Hepatitis C Virus in an Estonian Injection Drug–Using Population: Sensitivity and Specificity of Testing Syringes for Public Health Surveillance

 

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A term almost always used in the context of illicit drug use, often self-administration, perhaps with shared needles and enhanced risk of blood-borne HIV and other infections.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.


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