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Table 2 Proportion of overseas Health Care Worker's employed in Care Homes in a county in South East England who had evidence of Health Screening for a range of relevant conditions during 2006

From: Are residential and nursing homes adequately screening overseas healthcare workers?

Test Directly recruited by the home Recruited via a nursing agency
HIV 6% 27%
Hepatitis B 10% 27%
Hepatitis C 4% 13%
Chest x-ray to exclude TB 8% 10%
Mantoux or Heaf test to exclude TB 6% 17%