The risk to infants from nosocomial exposure to tuberculosis.

Millership, SE; Anderson, C; Cummins, AJ; Bracebridge, S; Abubakar, I; (2009) The risk to infants from nosocomial exposure to tuberculosis. The Pediatric infectious disease journal, 28 (10). pp. 915-6. ISSN 0891-3668 DOI: 10.1097/INF.0b013e3181a3d289

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We undertook a systematic literature and database review for reports of nosocomial exposures of infants less than 24 months of age to tuberculosis. We found 7 instances of transmission among 4867 babies in 26 reports (19 published, 7 from a national database for reporting such events).

Item Type: Article
Faculty and Department: Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health > Dept of Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Research Centre: TB Centre
PubMed ID: 19687770
Web of Science ID: 270407800012


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