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dc.contributor.authorUden, L
dc.contributor.authorBarber, E
dc.contributor.authorFord, N
dc.contributor.authorCooke, G
dc.date.accessioned2017-09-22T14:26:07Z
dc.date.available2017-09-22T14:26:07Z
dc.date.issued2017-08-29
dc.date.submitted2017-09-12
dc.identifier.citationRisk of Tuberculosis Infection and Disease for Health Care Workers: An Updated Meta-Analysis. 2017, 4 (3):ofx137 Open Forum Infect Disen
dc.identifier.issn2328-8957
dc.identifier.pmid28875155
dc.identifier.doi10.1093/ofid/ofx137
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10144/619019
dc.description.abstractTuberculosis (TB) remains a major challenge to global health. Healthcare workers (HCWs) appear to be at increased risk of TB compared with the general population, despite efforts to scale up infection control and reduce nosocomial TB transmission. This review aims to provide an updated estimate of the occupational risk of latent TB infection (LTBI) and active TB among HCWs compared with the general population.
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherOxford University Pressen
dc.rightsArchived with thanks to Open Forum Infectious Diseasesen
dc.titleRisk of Tuberculosis Infection and Disease for Health Care Workers: An Updated Meta-Analysisen
dc.identifier.journalOpen Forum Infectious Diseasesen
refterms.dateFOA2019-03-04T13:37:36Z
html.description.abstractTuberculosis (TB) remains a major challenge to global health. Healthcare workers (HCWs) appear to be at increased risk of TB compared with the general population, despite efforts to scale up infection control and reduce nosocomial TB transmission. This review aims to provide an updated estimate of the occupational risk of latent TB infection (LTBI) and active TB among HCWs compared with the general population.


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