Tuberculin skin testing to assess the occupational risk of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection among health care workers in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire.

@article{Kassim2000TuberculinST,
  title={Tuberculin skin testing to assess the occupational risk of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection among health care workers in Abidjan, C{\^o}te d'Ivoire.},
  author={Sidibe Kassim and Patrick Zuber and Stefan Zbyszko Wiktor and Fabien V K Diomand{\'e} and Issouf Coulibaly and Daouda Coulibaly and Auguste Kadio and Ahoa Yapi and Kamadore Tour{\'e} and P B Blekou and Bunpei Irie and Alan E. Greenberg and Nancy J Binkin},
  journal={The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease},
  year={2000},
  volume={4 4},
  pages={321-6}
}
SETTING Tuberculin skin test (TST) survey of health care workers (HCWs) in selected clinical services in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire. OBJECTIVE To assess whether HCWs in Abidjan are at increased risk for occupationally acquired Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection. DESIGN From October 1996 to January 1997, consenting HCWs from four services where tuberculosis (TB) prevalence among patients was high and two services where it was low were evaluated with a questionnaire, TST (including evaluation… CONTINUE READING

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