Alcohol, Drugs of Abuse, and Immune Functions

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Substance abusers are an immunocompromised population, vulnerable to a wide array of new and resurgent infectious diseases - in spite of modern treatment. For example, opportunistic infections like tuberculosis are the principal cause of morbidity and mortality in HIV positive patients. Alcohol- and drug-induced disorders are wide-ranging, gaining prominence as the spectrum of emerging diseases broadens. Alcohol, Drugs of Abuse, and Immune Functions reviews the role of these immunosuppressants as cofactors in disease. It ...

Alcohol, Drugs of Abuse, and Immune Functions 1995, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL

ISBN-13: 9780849383120

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