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Document ID (ISN)44818
CIS number 85-1688
ISSN - Serial title 0755-4982 - La Presse médicale
Year 1985
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Zourbas J., Le Hesran J.
Title Sero-epidemiologic study of hepatitis B markers among dental surgeons in the Department of Ille-et-Vilaine (France)
Original title Etude séro-épidémiologique des marqueurs de l'hépatite B chez des chirurgiens-dentistes d'Ille-et-Vilaine [in French]
Bibliographic information 1985, Vol.14, No.17, p.959-962. 18 ref.
Abstract Epidemiologic study of hepatitis B infection in dentists. Among 163 dentists surveyed, 17 had virus B markers (3 of whom had hepatitis during their professional life). Preventive methods are described: non-specific (disinfection of professional equipment, identification of hepatitis B virus carriers, personal protection) and specific (vaccination).
Descriptors (primary) infectious hepatitis; dental services; infection control
Descriptors (secondary) antigens; contagion; serological reactions; vaccination; early diagnosis
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Liver diseases
Health care services
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)