HCV infection occupational hazard at dialysis units and virus spread, among relatives of dialyzed patients.
It was the purpose of this study to evaluate the spread of HCV infection among the staff at Dialysis Units and among relatives of anti-HCV-positive hemodialysis patients. 122 health-care workers and 52 relatives were screened for presence of anti-HCV Ab.
The control groups consisted of 100 health-care workers from other wards and 30 relatives of anti-HCV-negative subjects. 2.45% of the health-care staff and 5.8% of the relatives were found to be anti-HCV Ab carriers.
None of the subjects in the control groups were positive.
Mots-clés Pascal : Hémodialyse, Epuration extrarénale, Réanimation, Appareil urinaire pathologie, Personnel sanitaire, Exposition professionnelle, Transmission homme homme, Parent, Virus hépatite C, Virus, Epidémiologie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Hemodialysis, Extrarenal dialysis, Resuscitation, Urinary system disease, Health staff, Occupational exposure, Transmission from man to man, Parent, Hepatitis C virus, Virus, Epidemiology
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 92-0392073
Code Inist : 002B30B01B. Création : 199406.