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Differential occupational risks to healthcare workers from SARS-CoV-2 observed during a prospective observational study

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We conducted voluntary Covid-19 testing programmes for symptomatic and asymptomatic staff at a UK teaching hospital using naso-/oro-pharyngeal PCR testing and immunoassays for IgG antibodies. 1128/10,034 (11.2%) staff had evidence of Covid-19 at some time. Using questionnaire data provided on potential risk-factors, staff with a confirmed household contact were at greatest risk (adjusted odds ratio [aOR] 4.82 [95%CI 3.45-6.72]). Higher rates of Covid-19 were seen in staff working in Covid-19-...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.7554/elife.60675

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Sub department:
BH NDM STRATEGIC; BX POPULATION HEALTH; H6 CLINICAL TRIAL SERVICE UNIT
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-5095-6367
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0000-0001-6825-9324
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Publisher:
eLife Sciences Publications Publisher's website
Journal:
eLife Journal website
Volume:
9
Article number:
e60675
Pages:
1-37
Place of publication:
England
Publication date:
2020-08-21
Acceptance date:
2020-08-18
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EISSN:
2050-084X
Pmid:
32820721
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1127785
Local pid:
pubs:1127785
Deposit date:
2020-09-25

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