Published in AIDS Weekly, August 29th, 2005
"Injection overuse and unsafe injection practices facilitate transmission of blood-borne pathogens such as hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV), and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Anecdotal reports of unsafe and unnecessary therapeutic injections and the high prevalence of HBV (8.0%), HCV (6.5%), and HIV (2.6%) infection in Cambodia have raised concern over injection safety," scientists in the United States report.
"To estimate the magnitude and patterns of such practices, a rapid assessment of injection practices...
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