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Compliance with postexposure screening and treatment of latent tuberculosis infection among healthcare workers in a tertiary care hospital in Saudi Arabia.

Balkhy HH, Miller TL, Ali S, Nuzzo JB, Kentenyants K, El-Saed A, McNabb SJ.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Feb;35(2):176-81. doi: 10.1086/674855. Epub 2013 Dec 13.

PMID:
24442081
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Prevalence of latent TB among health care workers in four major tertiary care hospitals in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Abbas MA, AlHamdan NA, Fiala LA, AlEnezy AK, AlQahtani MS.

J Egypt Public Health Assoc. 2010;85(1-2):61-71.

PMID:
21073848
3.

Incidence of tuberculosis infection among healthcare workers: risk factors and 20-year evolution.

Casas I, Esteve M, Guerola R, García-Olivé I, Roldán-Merino J, Martinez-Rivera C, Ruiz-Manzano J.

Respir Med. 2013 Apr;107(4):601-7. doi: 10.1016/j.rmed.2012.12.008. Epub 2013 Jan 10.

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Pre-employment screening of latent tuberculosis infection among healthcare workers using tuberculin skin test and QuantiFERON-TB Gold test at a tertiary care hospital in Saudi Arabia.

El-Helaly M, Khan W, El-Saed A, Balkhy HH.

J Infect Public Health. 2014 Nov-Dec;7(6):481-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jiph.2014.07.012. Epub 2014 Sep 4.

PMID:
25194817
5.

Housekeeping health care workers have the highest risk for tuberculin skin test conversion.

Sherman HA, Karakis I, Heimer D, Arzt M, Goldstein W, Bouhnik L, Maimon MN.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2011 Aug;15(8):1050-5. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.10.0344.

PMID:
21740667
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Post-exposure rate of tuberculosis infection among health care workers measured with tuberculin skin test conversion after unprotected exposure to patients with pulmonary tuberculosis: 6-year experience in an Italian teaching hospital.

Muzzi A, Seminari E, Feletti T, Scudeller L, Marone P, Tinelli C, Minoli L, Marena C, Mangiarotti P, Strosselli M.

BMC Infect Dis. 2014 Jun 12;14:324. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-14-324.

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Latent tuberculosis infection among health care workers at a general hospital in Santiago de Cuba.

Borroto S, Gámez D, Díaz D, Martínez Y, Ferrer AI, Velásquez Y, Llanes MJ, González E.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2011 Nov;15(11):1510-4, i. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.10.0333.

PMID:
22008765
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Comparing the performance of QuantiFERON-TB Gold and Mantoux test in detecting latent tuberculosis infection among Iranian health care workers.

Talebi-Taher M, Javad-Moosavi SA, Entezari AH, Shekarabi M, Parhizkar B.

Int J Occup Med Environ Health. 2011 Dec;24(4):359-66. doi: 10.2478/s13382-011-0046-7. Epub 2011 Nov 16.

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Screening for tuberculosis infection in spanish healthcare workers: Comparison of the QuantiFERON-TB gold in-tube test with the tuberculin skin test.

Alvarez-León EE, Espinosa-Vega E, Santana-Rodríguez E, Molina-Cabrillana JM, Pérez-Arellano JL, Caminero JA, Serrano-Aguilar P.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2009 Sep;30(9):876-83. doi: 10.1086/598519.

PMID:
19614541
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Evaluation of interferon-gamma release assays in the diagnosis of recent tuberculosis infection in health care workers.

Casas I, Latorre I, Esteve M, Ruiz-Manzano J, Rodriguez D, Prat C, García-Olivé I, Lacoma A, Ausina V, Domínguez J.

PLoS One. 2009 Aug 24;4(8):e6686. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0006686.

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Cost-effectiveness of different screening strategies (single or dual) for the diagnosis of tuberculosis infection in healthcare workers.

del Campo MT, Fouad H, Solís-Bravo MM, Sánchez-Uriz MA, Mahíllo-Fernández I, Esteban J.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2012 Dec;33(12):1226-34. doi: 10.1086/668436. Epub 2012 Oct 25.

PMID:
23143360
12.

Tuberculosis screening in Portuguese healthcare workers using the tuberculin skin test and the interferon-gamma release assay.

Torres Costa J, Sá R, Cardoso MJ, Silva R, Ferreira J, Ribeiro C, Miranda M, Plácido JL, Nienhaus A.

Eur Respir J. 2009 Dec;34(6):1423-8. doi: 10.1183/09031936.00053809.

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Latent tuberculosis infection and occupational protection among health care workers in two types of public hospitals in China.

Zhou F, Zhang L, Gao L, Hao Y, Zhao X, Liu J, Lu J, Li X, Yang Y, Chen J, Deng Y.

PLoS One. 2014 Aug 26;9(8):e104673. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0104673. eCollection 2014.

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Prevalence, risk factors and risk perception of tuberculosis infection among medical students and healthcare workers in Johannesburg, South Africa.

van Rie A, McCarthy K, Scott L, Dow A, Venter WD, Stevens WS.

S Afr Med J. 2013 Sep 30;103(11):853-7. doi: 10.7196/samj.7092.

PMID:
24148172
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High incidence of latent tuberculous infection among South African health workers: an urgent call for action.

McCarthy KM, Scott LE, Gous N, Tellie M, Venter WD, Stevens WS, Van Rie A.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2015 Jun;19(6):647-53. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.14.0759.

PMID:
25946353
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Use of interferon gamma-based assay to diagnose tuberculosis infection in health care workers after short term exposure.

Storla DG, Kristiansen I, Oftung F, Korsvold GE, Gaupset M, Gran G, Øverby AK, Dyrhol-Riise AM, Bjune GA.

BMC Infect Dis. 2009 May 11;9:60. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-9-60.

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Interferon-γ release assay vs. tuberculin skin test for tuberculosis screening in exposed healthcare workers: a longitudinal multicenter comparative study.

Lucet JC, Abiteboul D, Estellat C, Roy C, Chollet-Martin S, Tubach F, Carcelain G; QUANTIPS Study Group.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2015 May;36(5):569-74. doi: 10.1017/ice.2015.19. Epub 2015 Feb 16.

PMID:
25682769
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[Neonatal exposure to active pulmonary tuberculosis in a maternity ward: screening and clinical course of a cohort of exposed infants].

Perry A, Angoulvant F, Chadelat K, De Lauzanne A, Houdouin V, Kheniche A, Lorrot M, Mesples B, Nouyrigat V, Aujard Y, Gaudelus J, Grimprel E, Faye A.

Arch Pediatr. 2012 Apr;19(4):396-403. doi: 10.1016/j.arcped.2012.01.017. Epub 2012 Feb 28. French.

PMID:
22377245
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Occupational transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis to health care workers in a university hospital in Lima, Peru.

Alonso-Echanove J, Granich RM, Laszlo A, Chu G, Borja N, Blas R, Olortegui A, Binkin NJ, Jarvis WR.

Clin Infect Dis. 2001 Sep 1;33(5):589-96. Epub 2001 Jul 25.

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Screening for tuberculosis infection using whole-blood interferon-gamma and Mantoux testing among Japanese healthcare workers.

Harada N, Nakajima Y, Higuchi K, Sekiya Y, Rothel J, Mori T.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2006 May;27(5):442-8. Epub 2006 Apr 26.

PMID:
16671023
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