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Volume 25, Number 9—September 2019
Online Report

Decision Tool for Herpes B Virus Antiviral Prophylaxis after Macaque-Related Injuries in Research Laboratory Workers

Sapha Barkati1Comments to Author , Hashim Ba Taher1, Elizabeth Beauchamp, Cédric P. Yansouni, Brian J. Ward, and Michael D. Libman
Author affiliations: McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (S. Barkati, C.P. Yansouni, B.J. Ward, M.D. Libman); Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Muscat, Oman (H.B. Taher); Hôpital Pierre-Boucher, Longueuil, Quebec (E. Beauchamp)

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Table 4

Physician compliance with the decision tool for antiviral prophylaxis recommendations for 251 monkey-related injury events in 176 laboratory workers evaluated during 2012–2016

Antiviral prophylaxis Score category, no. (%) events
Total no. (%) events
Low Intermediate High
Yes 4 (10.5) 64 (57.7) 100 (98) 167 (66.5)
34 (89.5)
47 (42.3)
2 (2)
84 (33.5)
Total 38 111 102 251

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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