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Tuberculosis in staff and students of Patan Hospital

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BACKGROUND: There is a high risk of occupational exposure to tuberculosis among healthcare workers in endemic countries. Regular screening for tuberculosis among healthcare workers is not carried out in Nepal. Infection control measures are also not routinely implemented. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of active tuberculosis among staff/students at Patan Hospital. METHODS: Participants were given a self-administered questionnaire and invited to undergo chest radiography...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.3126/jnhrc.v15i3.18853

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Publisher:
Nepal Health Research Council Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Nepal Health Research Council Journal website
Volume:
15
Issue:
3
Pages:
268-274
Publication date:
2018-01-01
Acceptance date:
2017-12-28
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EISSN:
1999-6217
ISSN:
1727-5482
Pubs id:
pubs:821185
URN:
uri:2c3fd496-f5f2-49f5-900d-a215c15e9416
UUID:
uuid:2c3fd496-f5f2-49f5-900d-a215c15e9416
Local pid:
pubs:821185
Paper number:
3
Language:
English
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