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Thesis #3036

[error in script] (2003) ‭Seroepidemiolog of hepatits C in clinical medical students of Bandar abbass University of Medical Scienc. پایان نامه مقطع Doctoral.

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Bachground: Hepatitis C infection has com to the top of virus-induced in manay parts of the world and no vaccuine is available for HCV. In Iran. it seems that its prevalence in general pouplation is less than 1 . wich is much lower than in most of the regional countries . How ever. the infection is emergine mostly due to problem of intravenous drug abuse and needle-sharing in the country. In hospital and medical centers. needlestick accidents are a problem among health care workers which is one of the risk factors of hepatitis C. Clinical medical students are one of the health worker groups who are in frequent contact with viral disease pateients such as HCV. It is very important to study the prevalence of the HCV among them not only as an indicator of the HCV prevalence but also to make proper decision to control the risk factors through severer prevention standards. In this thesis the prevalence of hepatitis C among the clinical medical students of Bandar Abbass university of medical science is studies. Method: The study was conducted as a cross sectional research. The studied population was 137 clinical medical students in 2003-2001 period. A questionnaire form and ELISA method for detection serum level of HCV antibody were used. Results: The results of the research that the prevalence of HCV among the studied population is zero pereent however some of the students reported more than three times needlestick injury record. Conclusion: The prevalence of hepatitis C among the clinical medical students of Bandar Abbas university of medical science found to be low and less than the local prevalence of HCV in Hormozgan. No relation between the prevalence of HCV and age of the students or theire gender was found. It is suggested to conduct the necessary periodic tests to evaluate the prevalence of HCV not only among the medical students but also in the population of health care workers and hospital personnel. This will help to control the transmission of disease and making the required decissions toward the prevention.

Item Type: Thesis (Doctoral)
Thesis Type: Doctoral
Keywords: ندارد
Supervisor:
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دهقانی, محسنUNSPECIFIED
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زارع, شهرامUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: internal medicine
infectious diseases
Divisions: Education Vice-Chancellor Department > Faculty of Medicine > Departments of Clinical Sciences > Department of Internal
Depositing User: کتابخانه مرکزی دانشگاه علوم پزشکی هرمزگان
URI: http://eprints.hums.ac.ir/id/eprint/3036

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