Tuberculosis infection control in rural South Africa: survey of knowledge, attitude and practice in hospital staff.

@article{Kanjee2011TuberculosisIC,
  title={Tuberculosis infection control in rural South Africa: survey of knowledge, attitude and practice in hospital staff.},
  author={Z Kanjee and Kathryn Catterick and Anthony P. Moll and K Rivet Amico and Gerald H. Friedland},
  journal={The Journal of hospital infection},
  year={2011},
  volume={79 4},
  pages={333-8}
}
A baseline assessment of tuberculosis infection control (TB IC) knowledge, attitude and practice (KAP) was conducted among staff in a resource-limited rural South African hospital where nosocomially transmitted multi- and extensively drug-resistant (M/XDR) TB had been reported. Assessment consisted of anonymous questionnaires and direct observation during July-September 2007, soon after the report of M/XDR-TB. Data were obtained from 57 questionnaires and 10h of direct observation. While… CONTINUE READING

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