[Risk of infection with hepatitis B and C viruses of medical workers, patients in the hemodialysis ward, and vaccine prophylaxis of hepatitis B infection in these populations].

@article{Shakhgildian1994RiskOI,
  title={[Risk of infection with hepatitis B and C viruses of medical workers, patients in the hemodialysis ward, and vaccine prophylaxis of hepatitis B infection in these populations].},
  author={I V Shakhgil'dian and P A Khukhlovich and Eugene Savin and Stanislav N. Kuzin and Vladimir Anan'ev and N. A. Sergeeva and V A Khasanova and G. D. Shostka and Z N Vu and A. N. Vasil'ev},
  journal={Voprosy virusologii},
  year={1994},
  volume={39 5},
  pages={226-9}
}
Markers of hepatitis B (HBsAg, anti-HBs) and C (anti-HCV) were detected in 1990-1992 by enzyme immunoassay in 1581 medical workers, 230 last-year students of medical schools, 269 patients hospitalized at hemoperfusion wards, and 701 blood donors. Hepatitis B markers were detected in medical workers two times more frequently than in donors (HBsAg in 4.7 and 2.2% of these, respectively, anti-HBs in 26.2 and 14.0%), and anti-HCV were found almost three times more frequently (in 3.1 and 1.1… CONTINUE READING