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Volume 17, Number 3—March 2011

CME ACTIVITY

Tuberculosis among Health Care Workers

Iacopo BaussanoComments to Author , Paul Nunn, Brian Williams, Emanuele Pivetta, Massimiliano Bugiani, and Fabio Scano
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: University “A. Avogadro,” Novara, Italy (I. Baussano); Centro per la Prevenzione Oncologica–Piemonte, Novara (I. Baussano); Imperial College, London, UK (I. Baussano); World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland (P. Nunn, B. Williams, F. Scano); University of Turin, Turin, Italy (E. Pivetta); Centro per la Prevenzione Oncologica–Piemonte, Turin (E. Pivetta); Regional Reference Centre for Tuberculosis Prevention, Turin (M. Bugiani)

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Figure 2

Forrest plot showing study-specific and pooled estimates of the annual incidence of latent Mycobacteria tuberculosis infection (LTBI) among health care workers (HCWs), by tuberculosis incidence groups according to the World Health Organization. Studies are sorted by incidence category: low, <50 cases/100,000 population; intermediate, 50–99 cases/100,000 population; high, >100 cases/100,000 population. CI, confidence interval. A complete list of references is provided in the Technical Appen

Figure 2. Forrest plot showing study-specific and pooled estimates of the annual incidence of latent Mycobacteria tuberculosis infection (LTBI) among health care workers (HCWs), by tuberculosis incidence groups according to the World Health Organization. Studies are sorted by incidence category: low, <50 cases/100,000 population; intermediate, 50–99 cases/100,000 population; high, >100 cases/100,000 population. CI, confidence interval. A complete list of references is provided in the Technical Appendix.

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