Extent of hepatitis B immunisation among medical and dental students

V. Sivarajasingam, J. Laszlo, G.R. Ogden

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    Abstract

    Hepatitis B virus may affect 1 in 20 of the earth's population.1 Transmission is through blood, sexual intercourse, and unsterile inoculation injury; vertical transmission occurs in utero and post partum. The consequences of infection are potentially fatal and include chronic liver disease, cirrhosis, and primary hepatocellular carcinoma.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)231
    Number of pages1
    JournalBritish Medical Journal
    Volume311
    Issue number6999
    Publication statusPublished - 22 Jul 1995

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