Hepatitis B antigen and antibody among staff members of an Israeli hospital and a kibbutz population.

Abstract

Until recently, hepatitis type B was thought to be transmitted parenterally. However, much evidence has appeared regarding non-parenteral transmission. Hospital personnel are exposed both ways to this disease. We compared the incidence of hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) and antibody (anti-HBs) among 388 workers at a major medical center in Israel with… (More)

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@article{Sikuler1978HepatitisBA, title={Hepatitis B antigen and antibody among staff members of an Israeli hospital and a kibbutz population.}, author={Emanuel Sikuler and Alexander Dvilansky and Agneta Skibin and Michael R. Quastel}, journal={Vox sanguinis}, year={1978}, volume={34 1}, pages={25-31} }