Occupational exposure to blood and body fluids among health care workers in Ankara, Turkey.

@article{Azap2005OccupationalET,
  title={Occupational exposure to blood and body fluids among health care workers in Ankara, Turkey.},
  author={Alpay Azap and Onder Erg{\"o}n{\"u}l and Kemal Osman Memikoglu and Aypeg{\"u}l Yeşilkaya and Adalet Altunsoy and G{\"u}lden-Y{\'y}lmaz Bozkurt and Emil Tekeli},
  journal={American journal of infection control},
  year={2005},
  volume={33 1},
  pages={48-52}
}
BACKGROUND The risk of occupational acquisition of bloodborne pathogens via exposure to blood and body fluids is a serious problem for health care workers in Turkey. Because there are no systematic recording programs in Turkey, national data concerning frequency of exposures are not readily available. OBJECTIVE To determine the risk factors of exposure to blood and body fluids among health care workers (HCWs). METHODS This study was conducted in the hospitals of Ankara University School of… CONTINUE READING

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