Seroprevalence of Hepatitis E in Hospital Employees and Investigation of Risk Factors


KLIMIK JOURNAL, vol.33, no.1, pp.44-51, 2020 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/kd.2020.09
  • Journal Name: KLIMIK JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, CAB Abstracts, CINAHL, EMBASE, Veterinary Science Database
  • Page Numbers: pp.44-51
  • Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: There are few epidemiologic case-control studies in Turkey about hepatitis E virus (HEV). Seroprevalence and risk factor studies will guide vaccination recommendations in our country. It was aimed to detect HEV antibodies and to investigate the risk factors for hepatitis E in the cleaning staff of Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University Hospital for Medical Research and Practice.