Occupational HIV infection and health care workers in the tropics.

Abstract

A literature review revealed 33 reports of health care workers who have contracted HIV infection as a result of their work. Four of these were expatriate doctors who had worked in Africa. The commonest mode of transmission was needlestick injury, but several infections acquired through contact or skin or mucous membrane with infected blood have been… (More)

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@article{Veeken1991OccupationalHI, title={Occupational HIV infection and health care workers in the tropics.}, author={Henk J. M. van der Veeken and Jos Verbeek and Haes Houweling and Frank Cobelens}, journal={Tropical doctor}, year={1991}, volume={21 1}, pages={28-31} }