The purpose of this study was to investigate a nosocomial outbreak of hepatitis A that occured in the burn treatment center of a referral hospital.
Retrospective cohort and case-control studies were performed to determine acquisition rates and risk factors for transmission.
Adjusted infection rates were calculated by week of exposure.
A case-control study was conducted to determine potential mechanisms for nosocomial acquisition.
Mots-clés Pascal : Hépatite virale A, Virose, Infection, Hôpital, Homme, Personnel sanitaire, Transmission homme homme, Exposition professionnelle, Facteur risque, Foyer infectieux, Hygiène, Iowa, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Médecine travail, Appareil digestif pathologie, Foie pathologie, Infection nosocomiale
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Viral hepatitis A, Viral disease, Infection, Hospital, Human, Health staff, Transmission from man to man, Occupational exposure, Risk factor, Infectious focus, Hygiene, Iowa, United States, North America, America, Occupational medicine, Digestive diseases, Hepatic disease
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Cote : 94-0680199
Code Inist : 002B05C02G. Création : 09/06/1995.