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  1. Correlation between disease and community : is drug addiction a problem of fringe groups ?

    Article, Congrès - En anglais

    Risks of drug abuse in a global context. Symposium. Berlin (DEU), 1992/09/15.

    Addiction, because of its associated psychological and physical diseases, is producing increasing expenses through social burden and influencing the epidemiological situation of the whole population via sexual or simple intimitate social contacts.

    Outstanding infectious diseases with a high incidence in drug addicts are tuberculosis, hepatitis A, hepatitis B and the classical notifiable venereal diseases.

    Preventive measures are required, involving immunization and isolation.

    HIV infection is another increasing problem in drug addicts.

    The relatively long asymptomatic course in this population also raises the potential for the spread of AIDS to the general population.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Toxicomanie, Morbidité, Tuberculose, Mycobactériose, Bactériose, Infection, Hépatite virale, Virose, SIDA, Homme, Allemagne, Europe, Epidémiologie, Appareil respiratoire pathologie, Appareil digestif pathologie, Foie pathologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Drug addiction, Morbidity, Tuberculosis, Mycobacterial infection, Bacteriosis, Infection, Viral hepatitis, Viral disease, AIDS, Human, Germany, Europe, Epidemiology, Respiratory disease, Digestive diseases, Hepatic disease

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    Code Inist : 002B03D. Création : 199406.