Human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis B virus in injured patients and victims of violence.

Of a total number of 643 injured patients admitted during 1986 and 1987, 113 were tested for antibodies against the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis B surface antigen HBsAg and the concentration of hepatitis B surface antibodies (HBsAb) was determined. Nine patients were HIV positive while HBsAg was detected in two patients and increased… (More)