Incidence of tuberculosis among nurses and healthcare assistants in France
Auteur J.-F. Gehanno
Auteur D. Abiteboul
Auteur L. Rollin
Publication Occupational Medicine (Oxford, England)
Date Jan 2017
Résumé BACKGROUND: Health care workers (HCWs) are considered to be at higher risk of tuberculosis (TB) than the general population. However, a decreasing incidence in the general population as well as improvement in preventive measures in hospitals has reduced the risk for HCWs. AIMS: To quantify the actual incidence of TB in nurses and health care assistants in a low-incidence country. METHODS: We performed a...