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


ÇAKMAK TOPFEDAİSİ Ö. , ŞENER A.

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

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/kd.2020.09
  • Title of Journal : KLIMIK JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.44-51

Abstract

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.