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BLOODBORNE INFECTIOUS DISEASES: HIV/AIDS, HEPATITIS B, HEPATITIS C

Surveillance

National Healthcare Safety Network
(Blood/Body Fluids Exposure Module)
The National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) is a voluntary, internet-based surveillance system managed by the Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion (DHQP) at CDC. Enrollment is open to all types of healthcare facilities in the United States. The Healthcare Personnel Safety Component includes a module to track blood/body fluids exposures among healthcare workers.

gloved hand holding blood-stained gauze pad over disposal bag

The National Surveillance System for Healthcare Workers (NaSH)
Summary Report for Blood and Body Fluid Exposure Data Collected from Participating Healthcare Facilities (June 1995 through December 2007)
This report describes the variety of occupational exposures to blood and body fluids that occur among healthcare providers.

Sharps Injuries Among Hospital Workers in Massachusetts
Data and Statistics Reports from 2002 - 2010
Massachusetts Sharps Injury Surveillance System
Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Bloodborne Pathogens Injury Data Reports, 2001-2008
Texas Department of State Health Services

Worker Health Chartbook 2004: Bloodborne Infections and Percutaneous Exposures 
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2004-146
Provides data from the CDC about two of the major occupational bloodborne infections—hepatitis B and HIV, the virus that causes AIDS

Occupational HIV Transmission and Prevention among Health Care Workers (August 2011) (August 2011)

HIV/AIDS Surveillance Report
The HIV/AIDS Surveillance Report contains information about U.S. AIDS and HIV case reports, including data by state, metropolitan statistical area, mode of exposure to HIV, sex, race/ethnicity, age group, vital status, and case definition category.

International Health Care Worker Safety Center
External link: http://www.healthsystem.virginia.edu/internet/epinet/
EPINet was developed to provide standardized methods for recording percutaneous injuries and blood and body fluid contacts, in order to assist hospitals in complying with the OSHA recordkeeping requirements of the December 1991 Bloodborne Pathogens Standard.

 
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