Prüss-Üstün et al - Estimation of the global burden of disease attributable to contaminated sharps injuries among health-care workers

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INTRODUCTION Health-care workers (HCWs) are at risk of many infections at their workplace through airborne, bloodborne, faecal-oral transmission and direct contact. Exposures to bloodborne pathogens have received increased attention since the HIV pandemic. The transmission of bloodborne pathogens may occur through percutaneous and mucocutaneous (i.e… (More)

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@inproceedings{PrssUstn2005PrussUstunEA, title={Prüss-Üstün et al - Estimation of the global burden of disease attributable to contaminated sharps injuries among health-care workers}, author={Dr Annette Pr{\"u}ss-Ust{\"u}n and Elisabetta Rapiti and Dr Yvan Hutin}, year={2005} }