Indian Journal of Public Health


Year
: 1994  |  Volume : 38  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 108--12

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


S Dutta, PG Shivananda, A Chatterjee 
 Department of Microbiology, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal

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S Dutta
Department of Microbiology, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal

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.


How to cite this article:
Dutta S, Shivananda P G, Chatterjee A. Prevalence of hepatitis B surface antigen and antibody among hospital admitted patients in Manipal. Indian J Public Health 1994;38:108-12


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Dutta S, Shivananda P G, Chatterjee A. Prevalence of hepatitis B surface antigen and antibody among hospital admitted patients in Manipal. Indian J Public Health [serial online] 1994 [cited 2019 Oct 21 ];38:108-12
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