Prevalence of hepatitis B surface antigen and antibody among hospital admitted patients in Manipal.

S. Dutta, P. G. Shivananda, A. Chatterjee

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184 indoor patients suffering from various hepatic as well as non-hepatic disorders admitted in Kasturba Medical College & Hospital, Manipal during the year 1989 were studied for the presence of HBs Ag and anti HBs by ELISA. As viral hepatitis specially hepatitis B is a major public health problem in all parts of the world, this type of study will give an idea about the preponderance of hepatitis infection among hospital admitted patients.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)108-112
Number of pages5
JournalIndian journal of public health
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 01-07-1994
Externally publishedYes


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  • Medicine(all)

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