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Document ID (ISN)36154
CIS number 81-1401
ISSN - Serial title 0096-1736 - Journal of Occupational Medicine
Year 1981
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Hansen J.P., Falconer J.A., Hamilton J.D., Herpok F.J.
Title Hepatitis B in a medical center.
Bibliographic information May 1981, Vol.23, No.5, p.338-342. Illus. 34 ref.
Abstract Over a 40-month period, there were 1,235 cases of exposure to blood product or body fluids. Of the 155 workers exposed to HBsAg-positive blood, 101 were not immune to hepatitis B. 3 of them developed clinical hepatitis, as did 24 other employees. The cumulative incidence was 106 per 100,000 employee-years.
Descriptors (primary) hepatitis; biological hazards; hospitals
Descriptors (secondary) infectious hepatitis
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Liver diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)
Health care services
Biological hazards
Bacterial and parasitic diseases