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Hospitalizations for drug use-related eye infections in US

JAMA Ophthalmology

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What The Study Did: Changes in rates and risk factors over more than a decade in the U.S. for hospitalizations for a vision-threatening eye infection related to intravenous (IV) drug use were investigated in this study.

Authors: David M. Hinkle, M.D., of the West Virginia University School of Medicine in Morgantown, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2020.4741)

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