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Document ID (ISN)55944
CIS number 91-1014
ISSN - Serial title 0029-8573 - Das Íffentliche Gesundheitswesen
Year 1989
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Windorfer A., Seiker W., Stroscher J.
Title Hepatitis in the health professions (exemplified by the state of Lower Saxony)
Original title Hepatitiserkrankungen bei Gesundheitsberufen (Beispiel Bundesland Niedersachsen) [in German]
Bibliographic information 1989, Vol.51, No.3, p.118-121. Illus. 5 ref.
Abstract Statistical data on the hepatitis incidence between 1976 and 1986 among medical doctors, dentists and nurses are presented in comparison with the general population. They were obtained from the health departments of Lower Saxony, Federal Republic of Germany. The incidence of hepatitis A, B and non-A-non-B among medical doctors, dentists and nurses was markedly higher than among the general population. Better protection of medical personnel against hepatitis infection is demanded.
Descriptors (primary) Germany (Federal Republic of); frequency rates; health care personnel; infectious hepatitis
Descriptors (secondary) Lower Saxony; statistics; health service records; hospitals; nursing personnel; dental services
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
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)