Correlates of HIV, HBV, HCV and syphilis infections among prison inmates and officers in Ghana: A national multicenter study

@article{Adjei2008CorrelatesOH,
  title={Correlates of HIV, HBV, HCV and syphilis infections among prison inmates and officers in Ghana: A national multicenter study},
  author={Andrew Anthony Adjei and Henry B. Armah and Foster Gbagbo and William Kwabena Ampofo and Isaac Boamah and Clement G Adu-Gyamfi and Isaac Kwadwo Asare and Ian F A Hesse and George Mensah},
  journal={BMC Infectious Diseases},
  year={2008},
  volume={8},
  pages={33 - 33}
}
BACKGROUND Prisons are known to be high-risk environments for the spread of bloodborne and sexually transmitted infections. Prison officers are considered to have an intermittent exposure potential to bloodborne infectious diseases on the job, however there has been no studies on the prevalence of these infections in prison officers in Ghana. METHODS A national multicenter cross-sectional study was undertaken on correlates of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis B virus (HBV… CONTINUE READING
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