An analysis of multimodal occupational exposure leading to blood borne infections among health care workers

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N Lakshmi Priya; K Usha Krishnan; G Jayalakshmi; S Vasanthi;
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
  • Journal: Indian Journal of Pathology and Microbiology (issn: 0377-4929)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4103/0377-4929.151191
  • Subject: RB1-214 | Pathology | Needle stick injury | Microbiology | QR1-502 | post exposure prophylaxis | occupational exposure
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Occupational exposure poses a significant risk of transmission of blood-borne pathogens to healthcare workers (HCWs). Adherence to standard precautions, awareness about post exposure prophylaxis is poor in developing countries. This retrospective study analyzes the self... View more
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