Volume 13, Number 26 (Autumn 2001)                   IJN 2001, 13(26): 37-43 | Back to browse issues page


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Masroor, D, Khaledi, Moosavi, M., mahmoodi. A STUDY OF SPECIFIC CHARACTERISTICS OF HEPATITIS B SURFACE ANTIGEN (HBS.AG) CARRIERS. IJN. 2001; 13 (26) :37-43
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Abstract:   (7182 Views)

  Background : preventing of hepatitis B needs recognition of it's causative agent and specific characteristic. Hospital staffs get most rating for hepatitis B carrier. The important point in this disease is the great number of client without symptoms, Antigen hepatitis B chronic carriers and different way for transmission.

  Objective : To determine specific characteristic of carrier with the hepatitis B surface antigen (individual, family and socio- economic).

  Design : This was a descriptive study and data has been collected unistage by questionnaire.

  Samples : 1 Hundred carriers of hepatitis B surface antigen and two hundred healthy people were selected.

  Results : Majorityof carrier were illiterate male from low socio- economic class with laboratory examination, dental surgery, blood transfusion, chronic renal failure, tattoo, living in public area and using public dish and towel.

  Conclusion : The result of this research can help in other nursing research and with recommendation for other research.

 

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