Analysis of occupational infections among health care workers in Limpopo province of South Africa.

@article{Malangu2012AnalysisOO,
  title={Analysis of occupational infections among health care workers in Limpopo province of South Africa.},
  author={Ntambwe Malangu and Adelaide Legothoane},
  journal={Global journal of health science},
  year={2012},
  volume={5 1},
  pages={44-51}
}
OBJECTIVE Occupational infections particularly hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) are a serious problem in the healthcare industry worldwide. This study purported to investigate their prevalence and risk factors among healthcare workers from Limpopo province of South Africa. METHODS Cases about occupational infectious diseases of healthcare workers from Limpopo province that were submitted to the Compensation Commissioner from January 2006 to December 2009 were reviewed. RESULTS The total… CONTINUE READING

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