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Cronin, Mary (2001) Severe systemic sepsis in injecting drug users (IDUs. EPI-Insight , 2 , (8) , p. 1.

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A brief description of the disease which caused the deaths of eight heroin users in Dubin during the summer of 2000 is provided. The spread of the disease in England and Scotland during 2001 is breifly outlined.


Item Type:Article
Date:August 2001
Call No:GH16.12.20, VH4.2
Page Range:p. 1
Publisher:Health Protection Surveillance Centre
Keywords:blood system disorder, communicable disease, Dublin, intravenous drug user, intravenous injection, public health
Accession Number:HRB 716 (Available)
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Subjects:VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland
P Demography, epidemiology, and history > Population dynamics > Substance related mortality / death
G Health and disease > Public health
G Health and disease > Disorder by cause > Communicable disease > Bacterial disease
A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Effects and consequences
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health related prevention > Health information and education > Communicable disease control

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