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ID (ISN) del documento41427
Número CIS 84-554
ISSN - Título de la serie 0037-1777 - Semaine des hôpitaux
Año 1984
Número de serie
Autor(es) Catelle A., Christmann D., de Lavergne E.
Título Investigation of genetic markers for hepatitis B virus in 204 hospital workers
Título original Recherche des marqueurs génétiques du virus de l'hépatite B chez 204 personnes travaillant en milieu hospitalier [en francés]
Información bibliográfica 1983, Vol.59, No.32, p.2225-2227. 10 ref.
Resumen To determine the best strategy for vaccination against hepatitis B among hospital staff, 4 genetic markers were looked for systematically by doing serologic tests on 204 hospital workers (medical and laboratory staff). More than 30% of the subjects had at least 1 marker, showing a fairly high incidence of infection. It is suggested that hospital staff at a high infection risk should be screened by serologic tests, and only those with a negative result should be immunised. Among staff with a low infection risk, vaccination without prior serological tests is more cost-effective, however.
Descriptores (primarios) hepatitis vírica; inmunología; hospitales; servicios médicos y sanitarios
Descriptores (secundarios) vacunación; encuesta epidemiológica
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
Tema(s) Cemercio, servicios, oficinas
Broad subject area(s)
Navegación por categoria(s) Liver diseases
Health care services
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)