Danger in the streets: exposures to bloodborne pathogens after community sharp injuries in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Objective: Exposures to sharps injuries occurring in the community are relatively frequent. We describe characteristics of community sharp exposures reported in the city of Rio de Janeiro from 1997 to 2010. Methods: A cross-sectional analysis of exposure reports to sharps in the community reported t...

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Main Authors: Marcellus Dias Costa, Cristiane Rapparini, Carolina Arana Stanis Schmaltz, Mari Tuyama, Lilian de Mello Lauria, Valeria Saraceni, Paulo Feijó Barroso
Format: Article
Published: Elsevier 2017-05-01
Series:Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases
Online Access:http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1413867016303610