[Significance of viral hepatitis in a dialysis center for patients and health personnel--a 5-year review].

As a nosocomial infection the virus hepatitis is now as ever of importance in dialysis centres. In a 5-year study (1980-1985) in the dialysis centre of the County Hospital St. Georg Leipzig we found an annual incidence of 14 to 20% in patients and in 25 out of 26 members of the staff signs of an overcome infection could be proved. In these cases above all… CONTINUE READING