Tuberculosis and HIV co-infection in healthcare workers in England and Wales, 1999–2005

Crofts, J.P., Kruijshaar, M.E., Delpech, V, Ncube, F and Abubakar, I (2012) Tuberculosis and HIV co-infection in healthcare workers in England and Wales, 1999–2005. Epidemiology and Infection, 140 (10). pp. 1873-1879. ISSN 0950-2688

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Abstract

SUMMARY - This study used linked national tuberculosis (TB) and HIV surveillance data to investigate recent trends and factors associated with HIV co-infection (TB-HIV) in healthcare workers (HCWs) with TB in England and Wales. Methods applied were the ?2 trend test and logistic regression. Overall 14% (231/1627) of HCWs with TB were co-infected with HIV, increasing from 8% in 1999 to 14% in 2005 (P

Item Type: Article
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
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Depositing User: Rhiannon Harvey
Date Deposited: 11 Jan 2012 14:10
Last Modified: 12 Nov 2018 13:30
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/36095
DOI: 10.1017/S0950268811002445

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