Journal article icon

Journal article

Prevalence of and risk factors for tuberculosis among healthcare workers in Chinese tuberculosis facilities

Abstract:
Background China is one of 22 countries with a high tuberculosis (TB) burden in the world. Healthcare workers (HCWs) have a high risk of contracting Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection due to insufficient infection control practices. We conducted a cross-sectional study to explore the prevalence of TB and its associated risk factors among HCWs in Chinese TB facilities. Methods Two hundred and forty-one TB facilities employing a total of 9663 HCWs were selec... Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Publisher's Version

Actions


Access Document


Files:
Publisher copy:
10.1186/s40249-018-0407-6

Authors


Expand authors...
Department of Science and Technology of China CDC More from this funder
Publisher:
BMC Publisher's website
Journal:
Infectious Diseases of Poverty Journal website
Volume:
26
Issue:
7
Publication date:
2018-03-24
Acceptance date:
2018-03-12
DOI:
EISSN:
2049-9957
ISSN:
2095-5162
Pubs id:
pubs:834104
URN:
uri:967cdce5-34bd-4102-a36d-6f2cb6ef5c84
UUID:
uuid:967cdce5-34bd-4102-a36d-6f2cb6ef5c84
Local pid:
pubs:834104

Terms of use


Metrics



If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP