Infectious disease can become intertwined with illicit drug use for a variety of reasons. HIV, hepatitis, and endocarditis are some of the common examples where drug use can lead someone to need help from an infectious disease specialist. However, Patrick Bafuma interviewed Dr. Michael Silverman regarding some interesting research he did regarding how certain drugs were increasing the risk of serious infections.
Here are some of the interesting highlights from the podcast. Please listen to the podcast for the full details.
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