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Volume 22, Number 3—March 2016

Tuberculosis Risk among Medical Trainees, Pune, India

Anita BasavarajComments to Author , Ajay Chandanwale, Akhil Patil, Dileep Kadam, Samir Joshi, Nikhil Gupte, Katie McIntire, Divyashri Jain, Hamza Dalal, Rohan Badave, Andrea DeLuca, Amita Gupta, Robert Bollinger, and Vidya Mave
Author affiliations: Byramjee-Jeejeebhoy Medical College, Pune, India (A. Basavaraj, A. Chandanwale, A. Patil, D. Kadam, S. Joshi, H Dalal, R Badave); Byramjee-Jeejeebhoy Medical College Clinical Trials Unit, Pune (A. Basavaraj, A. Chandanwale, D. Kadam, S. Joshi, N. Gupte, D. Jain, A. Gupta, R. Bollinger, V. Mave); Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA (N. Gupte, K. McIntire, A. Gupta, R. Bollinger, V. Mave); Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore (A. Deluca)

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Estimated prevalence and incidence of TB among medical trainees at Byramjee-Jeejeebhoy Government Medical College–Sassoon General Hospital, Pune, India, June 2011–December 2013*

All medical trainees, N = 662
Residents, n = 262
Interns, n = 400
No. TB cases (prevalence†) 26 (3.9) 14 (5.3) 12 (3.0)
Total person-years of exposure 793 393 400
Estimated TB incidence per 100,000 person-years‡ (95% Poisson CI) 3,279 (2,142–4,804) 3,562 (1,948–5,977) 3,000 (1,550–5,240)

*TB, tuberculosis.
†Number of TB cases divided by the total number of medical trainees.
‡Number of TB cases multiplied by 100,000 and divided by the duration of exposure and the total number of medical trainees.

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