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  1. Fulltext. Bacterial infections and skin cleaning prior to injection among intravenous drug users.

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    In a survey of 1,057 active intravenous drug users in Baltimore, MD, who were recruited through extensive community outreach, 12 reported endocarditis and 113 reported subcutaneous abscesses in the 6 months before being interviewed.

    Of all the persons surveyed, 556 reported cleaning their skin prior to injection at any time and 173 reported cleaning their skin all the time in the 6 months before the interview.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Toxicomanie, Bactériose, Infection, Antiseptique, Endocardite, Abcès, Voie intraveineuse, Prévention, Complication, Epidémiologie, Peau, Homme, Appareil circulatoire pathologie, Cardiopathie, Endocarde pathologie, Souscutané, Peau pathologie, Site injection, Maryland, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Drug addiction, Bacteriosis, Infection, Antiseptic, Endocarditis, Abscess, Intravenous administration, Prevention, Complication, Epidemiology, Skin, Human, Cardiovascular disease, Heart disease, Endocardial disease, Subcutaneous, Skin disease, Injection site, Maryland, United States, North America, America

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0033249

    Code Inist : 002B05B02D. Création : 199406.