Investigation of Hepatitis Serology and Occupational Exposure Risk to Viral Hepatitis in Hospital Housekeeping Staff


Grassie S. S. , Gevrek S. C.

VIRAL HEPATIT DERGISI-VIRAL HEPATITIS JOURNAL, vol.22, no.1, pp.14-17, 2016 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/vhd.27147
  • Title of Journal : VIRAL HEPATIT DERGISI-VIRAL HEPATITIS JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.14-17

Abstract

Objective: Viral hepatitis is still an important health problem in our country. Healthcare workers (HCWs) are at a higher risk for acquiring viral hepatitis. Hospital housekeeping staff, working in similar conditions with HCWs, are a very difficult group in terms of training and follow up. In this study, it was aimed, It was aimed to investigate the serological status and occupational exposure risk of our hospital housekeeping staff to viral hepatitis.