Risk factors for hepatitis B virus infection in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
- COMMENTARY. Konukman, Ferman // British Journal of Sports Medicine;May2007, Vol. 41 Issue 5, p310
The author reflects on the study on the risk of hepatitis B infections in Olympic wrestling. He believes that the study creates significant contribution to the field of sports medicine. He states the result that showed that athletes risk hepatitis B infection in contact sports specifically...
- Seroprevalence of hepatitis B infection in the Turkish population in Northern Cyprus. Kurugöl, Zafer; Koturoğlu, Güldane; Akşit, Sadık; Özacar, Tijen // Turkish Journal of Pediatrics;Mar/Apr2009, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p120
This study was conducted to determine the seroprevalence of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in the Turkish population in Northern Cyprus. The secondary aim of this study was to assess the impact of the universal infant hepatitis B vaccination program, which started in 1998. A total of 600...
- Uptake of immunisation against hepatitis B among surgeons in Wessex Regional Health Authority. Williams, John R.; Flowerdew, Alistair D.S. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);7/21/90, Vol. 301 Issue 6744, p154
Examines the uptake of immunization against hepatitis B (HB) among surgeons in Wessex, England. Policy of HB vaccination; Incidence of HB virus infection in health service staff; Reduction of HB carriers.
- Elimination of New Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infections: Results of the Alaska Immunization Program. Harpaz, Rafael; McMahon, Brian J.; Margolis, Harold S.; Shapiro, Craig N.; Havron, Dean; Carpenter, Gina; Bulkow, Lisa R.; Wainwright, Robert B. // Journal of Infectious Diseases;2/1/2000, Vol. 181 Issue 2, p413
Evaluates the effectiveness of a hepatitis B immunization program in eliminating hepatitis B virus (HBV) transmission among Alaska Natives in a region in which HBV is endemic. Coverage rates for routine childhood vaccines in Bristol Bay, Alaska; Prevalence of HBV infection; Antibody to...
- Long Term Effects of One or Two Doses of Hepatitis B Vaccine in Adults After Five Years. Ghorbani, Gholam Ali; Alavian, Seyed Moaied; Ghadimi, Hamid Reza // Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences;2008, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p660
The aim of this study is to evaluate hepatitis B vaccine protection in those adults who have taken one or two does of vaccine before. It was a retrospective cross sectional study was conducted on fifty-six military personnel in Tehran, Iran in the spring 2007. Demographic data such as age,...
- Immunogenicity of failed hexavalent vaccines may persist in children. // Infectious Diseases in Children;Nov2010, Vol. 23 Issue 11, p33
The article examines a study, which demonstrated how immunogenicity was maintained by two hexavalent vaccines for five years against hepatitis B virus (HBV) in children with lower anti-HBV concentrations.
- Acute hepatitis immunization program successful in Italy. Ellis, Kirsten H.; Quinlisk, Patricia // Infectious Diseases in Children;May2008, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p54
The article reports on the decrease in acute hepatitis B incidence in Italy since the introduction of universal vaccinations. In the 1970s and 1990s, intermediate-level endemicity hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection peaked in the country. A mandatory HBV vaccination program has been implemented in...
- Hepatitis B vaccine recombinant. // Reactions Weekly;4/16/2011, Issue 1347, p22
The article describes the case of a man who was diagnosed with chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection amid intake of hepatitis B vaccine recombinant.
- No foundation for alarm about hepatitis B vaccine. // Inside MS;Winter99, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p28
Reports that there is no link between hepatitis B vaccination and multiple sclerosis. Findings of a study conducted by the French National Drug Surveillance Committee; Physiological effects of hepatitis B virus; Importance of hepatitis B vaccination.