The prevalence of hepatitis b among males and females was o6% and 00% respectively it was shown t hat one of the positive cases was in the college of medicine and the other. An overall prevalence rate of 041% the prevalence of hepatitis b among males and females was o6% and 00% respectively it was shown t hat one of the positive cases was in the college of medicine and the other was in the college of medical laboratories conclusion: the prevalence of hepatitis b among medical students of majmaah university is low. Prevalence of hepatitis b virus infection among health care workers in a tertiary hospital in tanzania. Factors of hepatitis b transmission among medical students include unprotected exposure body fluids, blood and blood products as well as lack of vaccination keywords : hepatitis b virus, seroprevalence, hbsag, medical students, health workers _____ introduction hepatitis b is a salient occupational hazard for health workers. The major risk factors of hepatitis b transmission among medical students include unprotected exposure body fluids, blood and blood products as well as lack of vaccination keywords: seroprevalence, port sudan, hepatitis b virus, ict, e l i s a, p c r.
In conclusion, we reported high prevalence of hepatitis b among students at the university of lome, and a relationship between sexual activity and hbv infection therefore, immediate and appropriate interventions should be designed and implemented across african university campuses. Guimarães nebenzahl h, lopes a, castro r, pereira f prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus, hepatitis c virus, hepatitis b virus and syphilis among individuals attending anonymous testing for hiv in luanda, angola.
As on date, very few studies have been conducted to find out the knowledge and practice of medical students about hepatitis b in ethiopia this study assessed the knowledge and practice of students towards hb transmission and prevention among medical and health students in haramaya university. The sero-prevalence of hepatitis among medical students of pakistan 5 (57%) is similar to that reported by marinho et al 17 from portugal (55%) a similar study from india shows that only 23% of medical students were seropositive for hepatitis b 19. 2 abd elrahman mustafa abd elrahman osman et al: prevalence of hepatitis b surface antigen among students of medical laboratory sciences in port sudan ahlia college of transmission in asia and africa [6, 7] the presence of hbsag in serum or plasma is an indication of active hepatitis b infection, either acute or chronic.
Objective: health science students are commonly exposed to some infectious agents, including hepatitis a virus (hav) and hepatitis b virus (hbv), which may cause substantial morbidity and even deaths the identiﬁcation of prevalence and risk factors is essential for implementing efﬁcacious preventive measures. Background viral hepatitis b (vhb) is an occupational risk for dentists it is necessary that dental students start clinical practice immunized with the vaccine, response monitored and informed about the means of transmission of the disease.
The aim of this study was to assess knowledge and practices about transmissions and prevention of hepatitis b among medical and health science students on clinical attachment in haramaya university. This study indicates that lack of awareness about hepatitis b, its route of transmission and modes of prevention among the medical students entering into the profession similarly, 953% the students were not fully vaccinated against hepatitis b, which makes them vulnerable to the disease. Prevalence of hepatitis b among students from the university of lomé, togo in 2015 didier k ekouevi 1,2,3 , anne thomas 3 , dieudonné sewu 3 , late lawson-ananissoh 4 , boris tchounga 5 , mounerou salou 6 , guillaume ketoh 1 , mireille david 6 , patrick a coffie 5,7 , datouda redah 4.
The overall prevalence rate of hbsag was 110% among the medical students lule found the hbsag carrier rate of 18% among medical students in kenyatta national hospital 1 in nigeria 2, olubuyide found the hbsag carrier rate of 390% among doctors and dentists compared to the national average of 200. The rate of hepatitis b was also higher than the prevalence among male medical students of 017% and higher than the prevalence among the females (078%) in the same study which was conducted among students of health colleges in different part of saudi arabia[1.