Occupational exposure to blood, hepatitis B vaccine knowledge and uptake among medical students in Cameroon

@inproceedings{Noubiap2013OccupationalET,
  title={Occupational exposure to blood, hepatitis B vaccine knowledge and uptake among medical students in Cameroon},
  author={Jean Jacques N Noubiap and Jobert Richie N Nansseu and Karen K Kengne and Shalom Tchokfe Ndoula and Lucy A. Agyingi},
  booktitle={BMC medical education},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Hepatitis B virus (HBV) is the most contagious blood borne pathogen. The risk of occupational exposure to HBV among health care workers is a major concern, especially medical trainees. In this study we describe the knowledge of risk factors for HBV infection, history of accidental exposure to blood, awareness of HBV vaccine and the vaccination status among medical students in Cameroon. METHODS In April 2012, a cross-sectional survey was carried out using a pretested self… CONTINUE READING
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