TITLE

'Do no harm'? HCWs need vigilance on TB

PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Hospital Employee Health;Jun2007, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p63
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the need for health care workers to respond to the exposure to latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) in the U.S. According to the author, workers are aware that few people with tuberculosis progress to active disease. Guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) state that workers do not have the risk factors for progression to disease that serve as the basis for recommendations for targeted testing and treatment to LTBI.
ACCESSION #
25046558

 

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