The global burden of disease attributable to contaminated injections given in health care settings.

@article{Hauri2004TheGB,
  title={The global burden of disease attributable to contaminated injections given in health care settings.},
  author={Anja M. Hauri and Gregory Lee Armstrong and Yvan Hutin},
  journal={International journal of STD & AIDS},
  year={2004},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={7-16}
}
As part of the 2000 Global Burden of Disease study, we quantified the death and disability from injection-associated infections with hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). We modelled the fraction of incident infections attributable to health care injections in the year 2000 on the basis of the annual number of injections, the proportion of injections administered with reused equipment, the probability of transmission following percutaneous… CONTINUE READING

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