TITLE

Anthrax in Heroin Users

AUTHOR(S)
Deresinski, Stan
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
Travel Medicine Advisor;Sep2010, Vol. 20 Issue 9, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses anthrax infections in heroin users. It states that most cases of anthrax infection are caused by injecting heroin into the muscles, or smoking or snorting. Symptoms include dermal ulcer and marked edema and some depend on the stage of the disease. It also mentions that contaminated heroin can also be the source of infection or intoxications to injection-drug users.
ACCESSION #
53159376

 

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