|Document ID (ISN)||46772|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0096-1736 - Journal of Occupational Medicine
|Convention or series no.
||Steinbuch M., Gaeuman J.V.
||Risk of hepatitis B in hospital personnel
||Apr. 1986, Vol.28, No.4, p.276-281. 21 ref.
||Epidemiologic study involving 1,323 employees of Ohio State University Hospital, in the USA. 105 employees with present or past evidence of hepatitis B virus infection were identified. Statistical analysis indicated that nonwhites, males, discontinuity of employment, and frequency of contact with blood products constituted the most important risk factors in acquiring hepatitis B virus infections.
||USA; hospitals; infectious hepatitis
||epidemiologic study; hazard evaluation
||D - Periodical articles
||Commerce, services, offices
|Broad subject area(s)
Health care services
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)