This book reports on research on and experience with needle exchange and bleach distribution programs and their effects on rates of drug use, the behavior of injection drug users, and the spread of HIV and other infectious diseases among injection drug users. It discusses U.S. needle exchange data, international evaluations of needle exchange programs, legal issues and drug paraphernalia laws, evaluation methods, and bleach distribution programs.As shown in Table 1, bacterial spores are the most difficult form of microorganisms to inactivate or aquot;killaquot; (6). The most resistant organisms in the vegetative state are in the class of Mycobacteria. The high level of resistance is due to the veryanbsp;...
|Title||:||Proceedings--Workshop on Needle Exchange and Bleach Distribution Programs|
|Publisher||:||National Academies - 1994-01-01|