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Infection Control Measures of Mycobacterium tuberculosis: an Evaluative Study

Sérgio Balbino da Silva, Sandy Yasmine Bezzera e Silva, Ana Angélica Rêgo de Queiroz, Nilba Lima de Souza, Aline Ale Beraldo, Erika Simone Galvão Pinto


Objective: to evaluate the adoption of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Primary Health Care in a capital of northeastern Brazil. Method: quantitative, evaluative and normative study. The study sample will consist of 235 health professionals from 26 units of Primary Health Care in the city of Natal/RN. The data will be collected through a questionnaire with 53 questions, using the Likert scale, divided into three sections: professional characterization, organizational resources and measures to reduce the transmission of Tuberculosis. The data will be analyzed using descriptive statistics. Expected results: to present information that can assist service managers and health professionals in making decisions regarding the organization and assessment of measures to control Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection.


Tuberculosis; Health assesment; Primary Health Care; Infection Control Measures


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