|Document ID (ISN)||36154|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0096-1736 - Journal of Occupational Medicine
|Convention or series no.
||Hansen J.P., Falconer J.A., Hamilton J.D., Herpok F.J.
||Hepatitis B in a medical center.
||May 1981, Vol.23, No.5, p.338-342. Illus. 34 ref.
||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.
||hepatitis; biological hazards; hospitals
||D - Periodical articles
|Broad subject area(s)
Viral diseases (other than aids)
Health care services
Bacterial and parasitic diseases