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What does IVDA stand for?

IVDA stands for Intravenous Drug Abuse (medical)

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In analysis of patients with a single risk factor for hepatitis C, intranasal cocaine use, non-combat occupational exposure, surgery, transfusion, intravenous drug abuse (IVDA) and sex with a prostitute were identified, Dr Waters elaborated.
5,6) Cervical epidural abscess without predisposing factors have been reported before (7), however, previous case series (4) have shown that the development of spinal abscess is predisposed by risk factors such as intravenous drug abuse, nonspinal infection (cellulitis, furuncles, retropharyngeal or psoas abscess and endocarditis); diabetes mellitus, chronic alcoholism, recent spinal or epidural procedures, recent spinal trauma, HIV infection, and chronic steroid use.
She said increasingly risky patterns of behaviour compounded the situation, such as unprotected sex and intravenous drug abuse.