No transmission of blood-borne viruses among hospital staff despite frequent blood exposure.

  title={No transmission of blood-borne viruses among hospital staff despite frequent blood exposure.},
  author={Hassan Ali Eskandarani and Michala Kehrer and Peer Brehm Christensen},
  journal={Danish medical journal},
  volume={61 9},
INTRODUCTION Exposure to blood and body fluids (BBF) is a major concern for health-care workers (HCWs) and implies a risk of infection with blood-borne pathogens. However, in Denmark, no exposure incidence studies among HCWs have been reported for the past ten years. The aims of this study were to provide an updated evaluation of the annual frequency of registered exposures during the 2003-2012 period, the prevalence and incidence of transmission of HIV, HBV and HCV among HCWs, the prevalence… CONTINUE READING
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