[Hepatitis B vaccination among dentists surgeons].

  title={[Hepatitis B vaccination among dentists surgeons].},
  author={Andr{\'e}a Maria Eleut{\'e}rio de Barros Lima Martins and Sandhi M Barreto},
  journal={Revista de saude publica},
  volume={37 3},
OBJECTIVE Serological studies in several countries have found a higher prevalence of hepatitis B virus (HBV) among dentists when compared to the general population, especially among surgical specialties. The present study was carried out to determine the prevalence of hepatitis B (HB) vaccination and factors associated with no vaccination and incomplete vaccination among dentists. METHODS A survey was conducted among 299 dentists living in Montes Claros, southeast Brazil, using a self… CONTINUE READING

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