Nino Tabagari

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BACKGROUND Tuberculosis is a major occupational hazard in low and middle-income countries. Limited data exist on serial testing of healthcare workers (HCWs) with interferon-γ release assays (IGRAs) for latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI), especially in low and middle-income countries. We sought to evaluate the rates of and risk factors for LTBI prevalence(More)
OBJECTIVE To better understand tuberculosis (TB) infection control (IC) in healthcare facilities (HCFs) in Georgia. DESIGN A cross-sectional evaluation of healthcare worker (HCW) knowledge, beliefs and behaviors toward TB IC measures including latent TB infection (LTBI) screening and treatment of HCWs. SETTING Georgia, a high-burden multidrug-resistant(More)
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