Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, August 16th, 2005
According to a study from the United States, "The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence, incidence, and risk factors for occupational infection with tuberculosis among healthcare workers employed in correctional facilities. The authors conducted a self-administered survey, clinical interview, and tuberculin skin testing. The overall tuberculin skin test point prevalence rate was 17.7%, the reactivity rate was 2.2%, and the annual incidence was 1.3%."
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