Assessment of hepatitis B virus immunization status among North American surgeons. Discussion.
Surgical Infection Society. Annual meeting. Baltimore MD (USA), 1993/04/30.
We hypothesized thatmanysurgeons have not been vaccinated agains the patitis B virus (HBV), despite the existence of effective recombinant vaccines.
Prevalence of HBV vaccination among surgeons, attitudes of those not vaccinated, estimated HBV infection rates, and respondents knowledge of the epidemiology of HBV exposure were determined.
Survey conducted by mail just before implementation of mandatory HBV vaccination for health care workers.
Private and academic general surgical, trauma and transplantation practices.
Two thousand one hundred twenty-five surgeons received the survey.
Mots-clés Pascal : Epidémiologie, Prévention, Homme, Etude statistique, Immunisation active, Vaccination, Hépatite virale B, Virose, Infection, Chirurgien, Personnel sanitaire, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Immunisation passive
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Epidemiology, Prevention, Human, Statistical study, Active immunization, Vaccination, Viral hepatitis B, Viral disease, Infection, Surgeon, Health staff, United States, North America, America, Passive immunization
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