The Risk to Infants from Nosocomial Exposure to Tuberculosis

Sally E. Millership, Charlotte Anderson, Amelia J. Cummins, Samantha Bracebridge, IIbrahim Abubakar

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Abstract

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).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)915-6
Number of pages2
JournalPediatric Infectious Disease Journal
Volume28
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2009

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