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Document ID (ISN)54994
CIS number 90-2067
ISSN - Serial title 0212-1050 - Mapfre seguridad
Year 1988
Convention or series no.
Author(s) García Alvarez J., Martínez Albares J.L., Moyano Barbero E., Moya Valdés M., Valle Muñoz J.
Title Usefulness of hepatitis B vaccine in a population at risk
Original title Utilidad de la vacuna antihepatitis B en una población de riesgo [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information 2nd Quarter 1988, No.30, p.15-19. Illus.
Abstract Hepatitis-B immunological status was studied by radio-immuno-testing in a group of 340 hospital workers considered to be a high risk group for contagion from the disease. The group was compared with a control group of blood donors. Immunity to hepatitis B was more frequent in hospital workers than in the general population. After hepatitis B vaccination of 51 persons, surface antibodies were determined. A decrease in levels of specific immunoglobulins was observed and no new cases of the disease were detected.
Descriptors (primary) infectious hepatitis; vaccination; hospitals
Descriptors (secondary) infection control; contagion
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Liver diseases
Health care services
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)