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Document ID (ISN)103778
CIS number 05-224
ISSN - Serial title 0303-7657 - Revista brasileira de saúde ocupacional
Year 2003
Convention or series no.
Author(s) de Souza Ciorlia L.A., Zanetta D.M.T.
Title Hepatitis C in healthcare workers: Risks of exposure and infection
Original title Hepatite C em profissionais da saúde: risco de exposição e infecção [in Portuguese]
Bibliographic information 2003, Vol.28, No.107/108, p.91-100. 66 ref.
Abstract This review article is devoted to the topic of hepatitis C and the risks of exposure and infection among health care personnel. Contents: general aspects concerning hepatitis C; epidemiology; diagnosis; preventive measures in the absence of vaccines or HCV-specific IgG immunoglobulins; notification of accidents; occupational accidents involving biological material; consequences of cut or needlestick accidents and microcutaneous exposures.
Descriptors (primary) infectious diseases; exposure; health care personnel; infectious hepatitis
Descriptors (secondary) diagnosis; contamination; biological hazards; needle-stick injuries
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceBrazil
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Liver diseases
Health care services
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)