Infections in the homeless.


Homeless people in developed countries have specific problems predisposing them to infectious diseases. Respiratory infections and outbreaks of tuberculosis and other aerosol transmitted infections have been reported. Homeless intravenous drug users are at an increased risk of contracting HIV, and hepatitis B and C infections. Skin problems are the main… (More)


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@article{Raoult2001InfectionsIT, title={Infections in the homeless.}, author={Didier Raoult and C{\'e}dric Foucault and Philippe Brouqui}, journal={The Lancet. Infectious diseases}, year={2001}, volume={1 2}, pages={77-84} }