Tuberculosis risk among medical trainees, Pune, India

Anita Basavaraj, Ajay Chandanwale, Akhil Patil, Dileep Kadam, Samir Joshi, Nikhil Gupte, Katie McIntire, Divyashri Jain, Hamza Dalal, Rohan Badave, Andrea Deluca, Amita Gupta, Robert C Bollinger, Vidya Mave

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Abstract

During 2012-2013, at a public hospital in Pune, India, 26 (3.9%) cases of tuberculosis were reported among 662 medical trainees, representing an estimated incidence of 3,279 cases/100,000 person-years. Three of these infections were isoniazid-resistant, 1 was multidrug-resistant, and 1 occurred in a trainee who had fulminant hepatitis after starting treatment for TB.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)541-543
Number of pages3
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Volume22
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 1 2016

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Epidemiology

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