Corpus ID: 29446353

Hepatitis B vaccination among health care workers and students of a medical college.

@article{Nasir2000HepatitisBV,
  title={Hepatitis B vaccination among health care workers and students of a medical college.},
  author={Khalid Mahmood Nasir and Kalim Khan and Waiza Kadri and Stephanie Salim and Kashif Tufail and Haris Sheikh and S. A. M. Ali},
  journal={JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association},
  year={2000},
  volume={50 7},
  pages={
          239-43
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To study the vaccination status against Hepatitis B among health care workers and students of a medical school. MATERIALS AND METHODS It is a descriptive study done at Allama Iqbal Medical College, Lahore. The participants comprised of 206 health care workers of various categories and 327 medical students. The main outcome measure was vaccination status and reasons for non-vaccination. RESULTS Only 49% health care workers and 42.20% medical students were vaccinated. The main… Expand
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