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Contact Tracing 359 articles


  1. Carriage of meningococci in contacts of patients with meningococcal disease. "Kissing contacts" need to be defined.

    BMJ 318(7184):665; author reply 666 (1999) PMID 10066216

  2. Notes from the field: practical issues in upgrading STD services based on experience from primary healthcare facilities in two Rwandan towns...

    Sexually Transmitted Infections 74 Suppl 1:S159 (1998) PMID 10023368

    With adequate post-training supervision, nurses were able to apply the syndromic STD management guidelines and a high degree of clinical improvement was achieved. Syndromic algorithms that recommend treatment for all common pathogens at the first visit had higher rates of symptomatic cure at follow...
  3. Clinical problem-solving: refusing HIV testing.

    New England Journal of Medicine 338(21):1545; author reply 1546 (1998) PMID 9599112

  4. Prevention of sexually transmitted diseases in an era of managed care: the relevance for women.

    Women's Health Issues 8(3):169 (1998) PMID 9638084

  5. Hey doc, can you keep a secret? An Ohio physician's right to warn third parties that they may be at risk of contracting HIV. FAU - Wiseman, ...

    Journal of law and health 6(2):199 (1991) PMID 11656155

  6. [Discussion on evidence for principle of tuberculosis contact investigation--from the experience in Osaka City].

    Kekkaku 85(7):585 (2010) PMID 20715544

    Risk factors for tuberculosis transmission from patients to contacts were found to be younger age, presence of cavitary lesion in chest X-ray findings, shedding higher number of organisms, longer duration of respiratory symptoms, longer hours of contact, and smaller space of contact environment. It...
  7. Patient notification exercise following a dentist's admission of the periodic use of unsterilized equipment.

    Journal of Hospital Infection 60(2):163 (2005) PMID 15942986

    During 2001, Greater Glasgow National Health Service (NHS) Board undertook a patient notification exercise in a Glasgow dental practice following the admission, by the dentist, of the use of unsterilized dental equipment on patients. Four thousand and eighty-nine exposed patients were identified; of...
  8. First description of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Beijing genotype in Argentina.

    Revista Argentina de microbiologia 37(2):92 (2005) PMID 16178465

    We found isolates with molecular patterns related to those of the Beijing genotype. Five out of 590 (0.85%) patients had isolates with spoligopattern identical to that of the Beijing family. Since two of these isolates showed identical IS6110RFLP pattern, we found only four different patterns contai...
  9. Nosocomial pertussis outbreak among adult patients and healthcare workers.

    Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 25(11):995 (2004) PMID 15566036

    We describe a pertussis outbreak among adult patients in a French general hospital following transmission from a healthcare worker. This index case transmitted pertussis to other healthcare workers, who, in turn, contaminated other staff and two immunosuppressed patients. This raises questions about...
  10. Name-reporting bill dead; focus now shifts to coded identifiers.
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    AIDS policy & law 14(10):5 (1999) PMID 11367150