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Healthcare Workers

Of the adults reported with AIDS in the United States through December 31, 2002, 24,844 had a history of employment in healthcare. These cases represented 5.1% of the 486,826 AIDS cases reported to CDC for whom occupational information was known (information on employment was missing for 362,954 reported AIDS cases).


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Preventing Occupational HIV Transmission to Healthcare Personnel
Fact sheet from the Divisions of HIV/AIDS Prevention of the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention

Infection Control in Healthcare Settings
From CDC, Division Of Healthcare Quality Promotion

HIV in Healthcare Settings
From CDC

Hepatitis in Healthcare Settings
From CDC

Updated U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines for the Management of Occupational Exposures to HIV and Recommendations for Postexposure Prophylaxis
From CDC’s MMWR Recommendations and Reports; September 30, 2005 / 54(RR09);1-17

Notice to Readers: Updated Information Regarding Antiretroviral Agents Used as HIV Postexposure Prophylaxis for Occupational HIV Exposures
From CDC's MMWR Weekly December 14, 2007 / 56(49);1291-1292

Updated U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines for the Management of Occupational Exposures to HBV, HCV, and HIV and Recommendations for Postexposure Prophylaxis [HTML] [PDF]
From CDC’s MMWR Recommendations and Reports; June 29, 2001 / Vol. 50(RR11); 1-42

APPENDIX B. Management of Occupational Blood Exposures
From CDC’s MMWR Reports and Recommendations: June 29, 2001 /Vol. 50(RR11); 45-46

Tuberculosis in Healthcare Settings
From CDC

Serious Adverse Events Attributed to Nevirapine Regimens for Postexposure Prophylaxis After HIV Exposures-Worldwide, 1997-2000
From CDC’s MMWR Weekly January 5, 2001 / Vol. 49(51); 1153-6

Tuberculosis in the Workplace
Report from the Institute of Medicine (IOM)

Healthcare Workers & HIV/AIDS
Resources from The Body





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