Accidents at Work from Exposure to Biological Material Contamination of Viral Hepatitis “ B ” and “ C ” in a Brazilian Capital *

@inproceedings{Tibes2014AccidentsAW,
  title={Accidents at Work from Exposure to Biological Material Contamination of Viral Hepatitis “ B ” and “ C ” in a Brazilian Capital *},
  author={Hanna Beatriz Bacelar Tib{\~a}es and Isabela Mie Takeshita and Adelaide de Mattia Rocha},
  year={2014}
}
Background: Occupational exposure to biological materials is a serious risk to the health of workers in their workplaces, due to the possibility of transmitting pathogens such as Hepatitis B Virus (HBV), Hepatitis C Virus (HCV), and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). The aim of this study was to analyze the accidents of exposure to biological material which resulted in contamination of Hepatitis B and C in the municipal health Belo Horizonte. Methods: Epidemiological study with cross-sectional… CONTINUE READING