Antonio Jose Grande

Antonio Jose Grande
Universidade Estadual de Mato Grosso do Sul | UEMS · Health Sciences and Medicine

PhD
Professor of Evidence-based health at State University of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil - Fellow of the AMS - UK

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Introduction
Antonio Jose Grande currently has a permanent position at the Medical course, Universidade Estadual de Mato Grosso do Sul. Dr. Grande supervises students in many areas of knowledge interested in mapping the evidence through systematic reviews.
Additional affiliations
December 2016 - present
Universidade Estadual de Mato Grosso do Sul
Position
  • Professor (Full)
Description
  • Full professor in the Medical course
January 2015 - January 2016
University of Oxford
Position
  • PostDoc Position
Description
  • Visiting Researcher
March 2014 - January 2017
Universidade do Extremo Sul Catarinense (UNESC)
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
Description
  • Professor of the Graduate Program in Public Health Course: - Biostatistics - Evidence-based practice Undergraduate teaching: - Epidemiology - Public Health - Scientific Methodology - Exercise physiology - Water-based exercises - Anatomy - Biostatistics
Education
January 2015 - January 2016
University of Oxford
Field of study
  • Public Health
November 2012 - February 2013
Bond University
Field of study
  • Evidence-based medicine
October 2011 - December 2013
Universidade Federal de São Paulo
Field of study
  • Internal Medicine

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Publications (168)
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The study aimed to analyze the clinical aspects of the treatment of crack cocaine and excessive alcohol users who were seen in a Psychosocial Care Center of Alcohol and Other Drugs (CAPS AD) in Sobral, Ceará, during the years 2010 and 2011. This is an exploratory descriptive and documentary study, with a retrospective quantitative approach. The sam...
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objetivo: Investigar a efetividade da ginástica laboral para a saúde dos trabalhadores por meio de componentes da aptidão física relacionados à saúde. Métodos: Estudo randomizado não controlado com 20 trabalhadores realizado durante três meses para avaliar um programa de ginástica laboral. Os desfechos selecionados foram: flexibilidade, massa corpo...
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O objetivo do presente estudo foi comparar diferentes intervenções de promoção à saúde do trabalhador e seu impacto nos domínios da qualidade de vida (Saúde, Atividade Física, Ambiente Ocupacional e Percepção da Qualidade de Vida). Foi conduzido um ensaio clínico controlado randomizado por cluster em 4 empresas com 172 trabalhadores de ambos os sex...
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This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows: To assess the effectiveness and safety of water-based exercises for asthma in adults.
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The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of health-related behaviors among workers participating or not in a workplace physical activity program (WPA) at Universidade Estadual de Londrina. Twenty sectors of the university campus participating in the WPA program were randomized. A total of 373 questionnaires were handed out and 334 (89....
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Background Implementation of interventions to treat child and adolescent mental health problems in schools could help fill the mental health care gap in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Most of the evidence available come from systematic reviews on mental health prevention and promotion, and there is less evidence on treatment strategies t...
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Background Treatments for mental health problems in childhood and adolescence have advanced in the last 15 years. Despite advances in research, most of the evidence on effective interventions comes from high-income countries, while evidence is scarce in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), where 90% of world's children and adolescents live. Th...
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Aim: We systematically reviewed the association of ambient air pollution with blood pressure (BP) as a primary outcome in adolescents (10-19 years). Methods: Five databases (Ovid Medline, Ovid Embase, Web of Science, The Cochrane Library, and LILACS) were searched for relevant articles published up to August 2022. Meta-analyses were conducted us...
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Background: Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE) is a tool for assessing evidence produced in synthesis reports. Objectives: To present the translation into Portuguese of the GRADE checklist, whose original version is in English, and to describe and explain each topic, in order to provide examples to research...
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A recent systematic review with meta-analysis performed by Tiwari et al. (Middle East Fertil Soc J 26:44, 2021) suggested that coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) affects both semen parameters and sexual hormones. However, we have observed a few inconsistencies in their systematic review methods and their synthesis of results (meta-analysis), which...
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Objectives: to assess the effects of vitamin D supplementation during pregnancy on the outcomes of vitamin D concentration in newborns, length at birth, overall health (Apgar), birth weight and maternal vitamin D concentration after childbirth. Methods: this research was conducted in the electronic databases of MEDLINE, LILACS, EMBASE and Cochrane...
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Background: The legacies of colonization and of policies of forced assimilation continue to be a cause of intergenerational trauma, manifested through feelings of marginality, depression, anxiety and confusion, which place indigenous peoples at increased risk of suicide. Objectives: To assess the quality, content, delivery and effectiveness of i...
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Background Human colostrum has been used in a number of investigations when preterm human infants cannot, for any reason, breastfeed directly from their mothers. One of the growing fields in these investigations is colostrum therapy, which consists of exposing the oropharyngeal mucosa of these preterm newborns to small amounts of raw colostrum. Re...
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Introduction : Active SARS-CoV-2 infection is confirmed mainly through the detection of viral nucleic acid via the reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) technique. Methods to assess humoral responses contribute to the monitoring of the disease and confirmation of exposure to the virus. Objective : To evaluate the accuracy of tes...
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The aim of this systematic review was to verify the effects that colostrum used in premature newborns had on their length of hospital stay, time to reach full enteral tube feeding (days), and the occurrence of necrotizing enterocolitis. A total of 10 studies were included in the systematic review involving 792 participants. The meta-analysis showed...
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Among the main consequences of PCOS, are mentioned menstrual dysfunction, infertility, hyperandrogenism, insulin resistance, weight gain and, in aggravated cases, it can become a risk factor for the development of metabolic syndromes and cardiovascular diseases. We hypothesize that green tea can be an option to complement the treatment of PCOS. Thu...
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Background: The increase in life expectancy and in the number of individuals over 60 years old brings new demands to health professionals and services based on the physiological changes that occur in this population. The aging process results in changes in body composition, increasing body fat and reducing muscle mass, in addition to a reduction in...
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According to previous epidemiological studies, we can reduce the thickness of epicardial fat and improve cardiovascular risk factors through exercise, and the changes may depend on the form of exercise. We systemically reviewed published studies that evaluated exercise intervention on epicardial adipose tissue (EAT) levels. We included randomized c...
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Background N95 respiratory protection masks are used by healthcare professionals to prevent contamination from infectious microorganisms transmitted by droplets or aerosols. Methods We conducted a rapid review of the literature analyzing the effectiveness of decontamination methods for mask reuse. The database searches were carried out up to Septe...
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Background: N95 respiratory protection masks are used by healthcare professionals to prevent contamination from infectious microorganisms transmitted by droplets or aerosols. Methods: We conducted a rapid review of the literature analyzing the effectiveness of decontamination methods for mask reuse. The database searches were carried out up to Sept...
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Background Chikungunya fever is considered an abrupt onset arbovirus transmitted by mosquitoes, mainly Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus . The disease has a significant impact on the quality of life of affected persons, and many of its numerous symptoms have not yet been properly clarified, such as the manifestations that can occur in the oral cav...
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The spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) continues to pose a serious threat to 800,000 indigenous people in Brazil. There are 305 tribes who speak 274 languages spread across the remote national territory, who have faced historical inequities related to poverty, health problems, and limited access to health care.
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Epicardial adipose tissue (EAT) is correlated with endothelial dysfunction, metabolic syndrome, increased mortality and recent studies showed a possible association with the increased risk of stroke. We performed a systematic review of studies evaluating the association between EAT and stroke. Eighty studies met the inclusion criteria and were cons...
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To map and assess the evidence of intrauterine levonorgestrel-releasing system (LNG-IUS) use associated to breast cancer, we conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis. A search strategy was developed using the terms “Levonorgestrel-releasing”, “LNG-IUS”, “intrauterine system” and “breast cancer. The electronic databases searched were MEDLINE,...
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Background: Brain injury has several consequences throughout life, its increased incidence has caused great public concern. The aim was identifying the main nutritional therapies recommended for children with brain injuries. Methods: A systematic review was carried out using the terms in the search strategy: "Brain Injuries", "Nutrition Therapy"...
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Objective: A systematic review and meta-analysis was performed to determine the efficacy of ulipristal acetate (UPA) for the pharmacological management of uterine myomas. Methods: This is a systematic review of randomized clinical trials. A search strategy was developed using the following terms: “ulipristal acetate”, “UPA”, “uterine myoma”, “fibro...
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Background: Cancer cachexia is a multifactorial syndrome characterised by an ongoing loss of skeletal muscle mass, with or without a loss of fat mass, leading to progressive functional impairment. Physical exercise may attenuate cancer cachexia and its impact on patient function. This is the first update of an original Cochrane Review published in...
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Background: N95 respiratory protection masks are used by healthcare professionals to prevent contamination from infectious microorganisms transmitted by droplets or aerosols. Methods: We conducted a rapid review of the literature analyzing the effectiveness of decontamination methods for mask reuse. The database searches were carried out up to Sept...
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The objective of this study was to analyze the available evidence of systematic reviews that evaluated the efficacy of antenatal corticosteroids in order to contribute to a reduction in magnitude and transcendence of respiratory distress syndrome of the newborn (RDS). Thus, an overview was conducted including all systematic reviews of randomized co...
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Epicardial adipose tissue (EAT) is a type of visceral fat located adjacent to the heart in the chest cavity. TAE is correlated with endo-thelial dysfunction, insulin resistance, diabetes, hypertension, metabolic syndrome and increased cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. However, there is no systematic review or meta-analysis to assess the relat...
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ABSTRACT Introduction: Epicardial adipose tissue (EAT) is a type of visceral fat located adjacent to the heart in the chest cavity. TAE is correlated with endo- thelial dysfunction, insulin resistance, diabetes, hypertension, metabolic syndrome and increased cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. However, there is no systematic review or meta-ana...
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Introduction: The increasing incidence of overweight worldwide is influenced by several factors of daily life and also affects the working population. Objective: To assess overweight and its association with sociodemographic factors, food consumption, and eating habits in employees of a university. Method: This is a cross-sectional study condu...
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Background The decline in postmenopausal serum estrogen concentration results in several changes in the vulvovaginal and vesicourethral areas, resulting in the genitourinary syndrome of menopause, including symptoms such as vaginal atrophy. Aim To evaluate the effects of hyaluronic acid in vaginal atrophy. Methods A search strategy was developed...
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Several conditions related to serious difficulty in initiating and maintaining breastfeeding in neonates with Down syndrome are described in the literature. This study aimed to investigate the frequency of breastfeeding in neonates with Down syndrome, as well as the reasons for not breastfeeding, through a systematic literature review by searching...
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Depression is a mental disorder that affects millions of people around the world. However, depressive symptoms can be seen in other psychiatric and medical conditions. Here, we investigate the effect of DHEA treatment on depressive symptoms in individuals with depression and/or other clinical conditions in which depressive symptoms are present. An...
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A recent systematic review performed by Conz et al1 suggested that the users of Levonorgestrel‐releasing intrauterine system (LNG‐IUS) have increased risk of breast cancer. However, we have observed a few inconsistencies in their meta‐analysis which we would like to point out: First, Conz et al1 have included three articles, Morch et al (2017), Soi...
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Objective This systematic review aims to determine the efficacy of the insect repellent for topical use against the Aedes aegypti. Methods A systematic search was conducted until June 2018 using the following terms: “Aedes aegypti,” “topical repellents,” “picaridin,” “DEET,” and “IR3535.” The quality of the study was assessed using the Downs and...
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Aim Vaginal delivery is a well‐known risk factor for pelvic floor muscle (PFM) injuries, mainly when associated to prolonged labor, instrumental birth and perineal trauma such as episiotomy and perineal tears. The purpose of this meta-analysis was to test the hypothesis that episiotomy and severe perineal tear may increase the risk of pelvic floor...
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Background: N95 respiratory protection masks are used by healthcare professionals to prevent contamination with infectious microorganisms transmitted by droplets or aerosols. Methods: We conducted a rapid review of the literature analyzing the effectiveness of decontamination methods for mask reuse. The review was carried out in April 2020 using a...
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Background: N95 respiratory protection masks are used by healthcare professionals to prevent contamination with infectious microorganisms transmitted by droplets or aerosols. Methods: We conducted a rapid review of the literature analyzing the effectiveness of decontamination methods for mask reuse. The review was carried out in September 2020 usin...
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Background: N95 respiratory protection masks are used by healthcare professionals to prevent contamination from infectious microorganisms transmitted by droplets or aerosols. Methods: We conducted a rapid review of the literature analyzing the effectiveness of decontamination methods for mask reuse. The database searches were carried out up to Sept...
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Objective: to analyze the cost-effectiveness of the treatment of sickle cell anemia (SCA) using hydroxyurea. Method: economic evaluation study, with a quantitative, descriptive and analytical approach, through a retrospective cohort. To be developed in the main reference services in Campo Grande/MS. Through three phases: systematic literature revie...
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Introduction There are more than 370 million indigenous people from 5000 cultures living in 90 countries worldwide. Although they make up 5% of the global population, they account for 15% of the extreme poor. Youth suicide is the second leading cause of mortality among 15–29 years old and disproportionately affects indigenous youth. This research p...
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Introdução A qualidade de vida de trabalhadores interfere no desenvolvimento e na produtividade do trabalho e pode ser influenciada por diversos fatores sociodemográficos e laborais. Objetivo Avaliar os fatores associados à qualidade de vida de funcionários de uma Universidade. Método Estudo transversal realizado com 214 trabalhadores de ambos os...
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Background: Acute respiratory infections (ARIs) last for less than 30 days and are the most common acute diseases affecting people. Exercise has been shown to improve health generally, but it is uncertain whether exercise may be effective in reducing the occurrence, severity, and duration of ARIs. This is an update of our review published in 2015....
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Este trabalho tem como objetivo avaliar o consumo regular de alimentos ultraprocessados por trabalhadores. Trata-se de um estudo transversal realizado com uma amostra representativa dos funcionários da universidade da cidade de Criciúma, Santa Catarina, por meio da aplicação de questionário incluindo informações demográficas, socioeconômicas e comp...
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Chronic pulmonary aspergillosis (CPA) is a slow and progressive disease that develops in preexisting lung cavities of patients with tuberculosis sequelae, and it is associated with a high mortality rate. Serological tests such as double agar gel immunodiffusion test (DID) or counterimmunoelectrophoresis (CIE) test have been routinely used for CPA d...
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Background: This systematic review protocol aims to examine the evidence of effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of interventions for children and adolescents with, or at risk of developing mental disorders in low- and middle-income countries (LAMICs). Methods: We will search Medline Ovid, EMBASE Ovid, PsycINFO Ovid, CINAHL, LILACS, BDENF and IB...
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Background: Treatment-resistant depression (TRD) denotes the therapeutic failure of at least two evidence-based, dose-based, and time-appropriate treatment regiments for major depressive disorder (MDD). Studies have suggested that alterations in proinflammatory cytokines play an important role in the pathophysiology of TRD, as well as a significan...
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Chronic pulmonary aspergillosis (CPA) is a disease that benefits from cavities as after-effects of tuberculosis, presenting a high mortality rate. Serological tests like double agar gel immunodiffusion test (DID) or the counterimmunoelectrophoresis (CIE) test have been routinely used for CPA diagnosis in the absence of positive cultures; however, t...
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Objective: To evaluate the consumption and eating habits of university employees. Methods: A cross-sectional study was carried out with a representative sample of workers at the University of Criciúma-SC. The frequency of consumption of vegetables, fruits, meats, soda, artificial juice and sweets was evaluated, according to the following response o...
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Objectives: Progressive decline of physiological processes with aging is normal. Aging is also associated with decreased functional capacity and onset of many diseases. This study evaluated the changes in physical fitness (PF), body composition (BC), and lipid profile (LP) in elderly men completing different training protocols. Methods: Fifty-fi...
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Objective: This systematic review evaluates the accuracy of the mRNA HPV biomarker in cervical smears to identify cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) 2 or 3 and cervical cancer. Data source: Eligible studies were identified by performing a search of electronic databases on Medline via Pubmed, Lilacs, Cochrane Library, Embase, and Grey liter...
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Purpose of review: HDL-C is believed to retard the formation of atherosclerotic lesions by removing excess cholesterol from cells and preventing endothelial dysfunction. However, there are no systematic analyses or well-conducted meta-analyses to evaluate the relationship between very low HDL-Cand stroke. Patients with peripheral artery disease (PA...
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Background: Lower urinary tract symptoms caused by benign prostatic obstruction (LUTS/BPO) represents one of the most common clinical complaints in men. Physical activity might represent a viable first-line intervention for treating LUTS/BPO. Objectives: To assess the effects of physical activity for lower urinary tract symptoms caused by benign...
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Objective: This systematic review evaluates the accuracy of mRNA HPV biomarker for the identification of cervical intra-epithelial neoplasia (CIN) or cervical cancer during a follow-up after conization, taking histopathology as reference standard. Methods: A search of electronic databases was performed, for studies published until June 2018. As res...
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Purpose of Review High-intensity exercise may beneficially impact on insulin sensitivity. However, there is still uncertainty on the actual impact of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) on chronic physiologic adaptations among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). We aimed to systematically search and appraise the evidence base on the...
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Purpose of Review High-intensity exercise may beneficially impact on insulin sensitivity. However, there is still uncertainty on the actual impact of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) on chronic physiologic adaptations among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). We aimed to systematically search and appraise the evidence base on the...
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Introduction: Epicardial adipose tissue (EAT) is a complex disease that includes endothelial dysfunction, insulin resistance, diabetes, hypertension, ectopic obesity, and dyslipidaemia and an increased risk of cardiovascular events. This study aims to fill this gap of research by conducting a systematic review and meta-analysis to compare differenc...
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Introduction: Atherosclerosis is now widely recognized as a multifactorial disease with outcomes that arise from complex factors such as plaque components, blood flow, and inflammation. The locations most frequently affected by carotid atherosclerosis are the proximal internal carotid artery (ie, the origin) and the common carotid artery bifurcatio...
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Objectives: The main objective of this systematic review and meta-analysis is to specify the accuracy of messenger RNA human papillomavirus (HPV) tests among women with previous minor cervical lesion cytology to detect high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions (CIN2+ and CIN3+) compared with a histopathological reference standard. The secondary...
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Introduction Prison inmates can transmit tuberculosis, including drug-resistant strains, to correctional facility workers and the community. In this systematic literature review, we investigated the magnitude of active and latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) and associated risk factors among correctional facility workers. Methods We searched MEDL...
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