Tuberculosis and HIV co-infection in healthcare workers in England and Wales, 1999–2005

J.P. Crofts, M.E. Kruijshaar, V Delpech, F Ncube, I Abubakar

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SUMMARY - This study used linked national tuberculosis (TB) and HIV surveillance data to investigate recent trends and factors associated with HIV co-infection (TB-HIV) in healthcare workers (HCWs) with TB in England and Wales. Methods applied were the ?2 trend test and logistic regression. Overall 14% (231/1627) of HCWs with TB were co-infected with HIV, increasing from 8% in 1999 to 14% in 2005 (P
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1873-1879
Number of pages7
JournalEpidemiology and Infection
Issue number10
Early online date25 Oct 2012
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2012

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