TITLE

CDC probes needlesticks, possible HIV infections among laundry workers

AUTHOR(S)
Merli, Richard
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
American Laundry News (Crain Communications Inc. (MI));Mar2008, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is investigating four cases of laundry and housekeeping workers infected with HIV as a result of needlestick injuries they suffered at work. According to CDC, several of cases of reported occupationally acquired HIV infection among healthcare personnel are in various stages of investigation. It is said that the seriousness of the injuries has attracted the attention of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
ACCESSION #
31518978

 

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