|Document ID (ISN)||44815|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0755-4982 - La Presse médicale
|Convention or series no.
||Saraux J.L., Buffet C., Etienne J.P.
||Viral hepatitis B in health workers
||Hépatite virale B chez le personnel de santé [in French]|
||1985, vol.14, n°17, p.971-975. 25 ref.
||Study of the incidence and prevalence of clinical hepatitis B and of its markers according to professional category and hospital department. Survey of factors influencing the transmission of virus B: contact with blood derivatives, accidental injection by dirty needles, frequent contacts with patients, length of occupational exposure, age, size of locality. Study of virus transmission to patients in contact with carriers among the health staff. Conclusions in favour of vaccination against virus B as soon as possible, starting with the most exposed workers, and preferably before or at the beginning of employment.
||infectious hepatitis; vaccination; hospitals; infection control
||serological reactions; contagion
||D - Periodical articles
|Broad subject area(s)
Health care services
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)