Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and HIV seroprevalence in critically ill emergency medicine department patients in a tertiary inner city hospital in Istanbul, Turkey


Ozturk T. C. , Guneysel O., Tali A., Yildirim S. E. , Onur O. E. , Yaylaci S.

PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, cilt.30, ss.703-707, 2014 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 30 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2014
  • Doi Numarası: 10.12669/pjms.304.4975
  • Dergi Adı: PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.703-707

Özet

Objective: Emergency medicine staff is working at risk of blood-borne infections during their daily practice every time. The risk of transmission is higher when dealing with critically ill patients. Our objective was to find out the prevalence of Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, and HIV, in critically ill red-coded emergency department patients.