Hepatitis B virus prevalence and vaccination response in health care workers and students at the Federal University of Bahia, Brazil.

@article{Carvalho2012HepatitisBV,
  title={Hepatitis B virus prevalence and vaccination response in health care workers and students at the Federal University of Bahia, Brazil.},
  author={Patr{\'i}cia Carvalho and Mar{\'i}a Isabel Schinoni and Jacy Andrade and Marco Ant{\^o}nio Vasconcelos R{\^e}go and Patr{\'i}cia Marques and Roberto Meyer and Alex Ara{\'u}jo and Thomaz Tourinho De Menezes and Carolina Cali{\'a}ri Oliveira and Rodrigo Sousa Macedo and Lucas Sousa Mac{\^e}do and Julio C{\'e}sar Mar{\'i}n Leal and Bet{\^a}nia Matos and Robert Schaer and Juçara M Simones and Songel{\'i} Menezes Freire and Raymundo Paran{\'a}},
  journal={Annals of hepatology},
  year={2012},
  volume={11 3},
  pages={
          330-7
        }
}
UNLABELLED BACKGROUND AND RATIONALE FOR THE STUDY: Hepatitis B (HB) is one of the most prevalent occupational infections in health attendance environments. According to the Brazil Ministry of Health, health professionals must be vaccinated against the hepatitis B virus (HBV) and provide laboratory proof of immunization. AIMS To evaluate the seroprevalence of HBV infection and to analyze the response to vaccine by measuring serum antibodies against HBV surface antigen (anti-HBs) levels in a… CONTINUE READING

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