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Journal:   NOVELTY IN BIOMEDICINE   2016 , Volume 4 , Number 2; Page(s) 67 To 69.
 
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Outcome Of Accidental Exposure Prone To Blood Borne Viral Infections In An Educational Hospital (Short Communication)

 
 
Author(s):  Sali Shahnaz, Tehrani Shabnam*, Abolghasemi Sara
 
* BEHESHTI UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, TEHRAN, IRAN
 
Abstract: 
Background: The risk for transmission of blood-borne viruses (BBVs) such as Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) due to occupational exposure is a major concern in the health care setting.Materials and Methods: This study among 337 health care workers (HCWs) accidentally exposed to BBVs was carried out from January 2009 to March 2015. The data were reviewed in labbafinejhad hospital, Tehran, Iran.Results: 4 HCWs had exposure to HBS Ag positive, which HBS antibody titer of them was higher than 10 mlu/ml, 6 HCWs were exposed to HCV seropositive patients underwent laboratory investigations for HCV-antibody on 4, 12, 24 weeks that results were negative.3 cases had exposure to HIV seropositive patients which received standard antiretroviral post exposure prophylaxis.Conclusion: Timely performance for PEP (Post Exposure Prophylaxis) reducing BBVs transmission among HCWs.
 
Keyword(s): OUTCOME, ACCIDENTAL EXPOSURE, BLOOD BORNE VIRAL INFECTIONS
 
 
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SALI, S., & TEHRANI, S., & ABOLGHASEMI, S. (2016). OUTCOME OF ACCIDENTAL EXPOSURE PRONE TO BLOOD BORNE VIRAL INFECTIONS IN AN EDUCATIONAL HOSPITAL (SHORT COMMUNICATION). NOVELTY IN BIOMEDICINE, 4(2), 67-69. https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=569323



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SALI SHAHNAZ, TEHRANI SHABNAM, ABOLGHASEMI SARA. OUTCOME OF ACCIDENTAL EXPOSURE PRONE TO BLOOD BORNE VIRAL INFECTIONS IN AN EDUCATIONAL HOSPITAL (SHORT COMMUNICATION). NOVELTY IN BIOMEDICINE. 2016 [cited 2022May26];4(2):67-69. Available from: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=569323



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SALI, S., TEHRANI, S., ABOLGHASEMI, S., 2016. OUTCOME OF ACCIDENTAL EXPOSURE PRONE TO BLOOD BORNE VIRAL INFECTIONS IN AN EDUCATIONAL HOSPITAL (SHORT COMMUNICATION). NOVELTY IN BIOMEDICINE, [online] 4(2), pp.67-69. Available: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=569323.



 
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