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ID (ISN) del documento62897
Número CIS 94-1758
ISSN - Título de la serie 0096-1736 - Journal of Occupational Medicine
Año 1993
Número de serie
Autor(es) Woodruff B.A., Moyer L.A., O'Rourke K.M., Margolis H.S.
Título Blood exposure and the risk of hepatitis B virus infection in firefighters
Información bibliográfica Oct. 1993, Vol.35, No.10, p.1048-1054. 13 ref.
Resumen This survey assessed personal and occupational risk factors among uniformed fire department employees by a self-administered questionnaire and hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection status by serological testing. Overall, 46 of 592 employees had past or current HBV infection. Employees reporting blood contact with skin had been infected more often than employees without this exposure. Prevalence of infection did not differ by age, years on the job, or job duties. The adjusted prevalence of HBV infection among male employees was not significantly different from its prevalence in American men.
Descriptores (primarios) lucha contra el fuego; riesgos biológicos; hepatitis vírica
Descriptores (secundarios) valoración de la exposición; reacciones serológicas; inmunología; encuesta por cuestionario
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
País / Estado o ProvinciaEstados Unidos
Tema(s) Incendios, explosiones
Broad subject area(s) Riesgos biológicos
Navegación por categoria(s) Liver diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)
Incendios
Biological hazards
Bacterial and parasitic diseases