The risk of occupational HIV exposure among Thai healthcare workers.

@article{Pungpapong1999TheRO,
  title={The risk of occupational HIV exposure among Thai healthcare workers.},
  author={Suppa-ut Pungpapong and Praphan Phanuphak and Keerati Pungpapong and Kiat Ruxrungtham},
  journal={The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine and public health},
  year={1999},
  volume={30 3},
  pages={
          496-503
        }
}
To analyze the incidence of occupational exposure to HIV in a large group of healthcare workers at the 2 Thai Red Cross hospitals, prospectively collected during a seven-year period in order to find out the causes and circumstances that prone to exposure, the interventions that may minimize the exposure and the consequences of the accidents. The first 200 incident reports from 198 hospital workers of the Thai Red Cross Society who had occupational exposure to HIV-infected blood and body fluids… CONTINUE READING