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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2016.5(12): 524-528
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2016.512.057


Sero-Prevalence of Hepatitis ‘B’ Virus Infection: A Teaching Hospital Based Study
Sunil Hatkar1*, Jaya Baviskar2 and Santosh Kotgire3
1Department of Microbiology, SMBT Medical College, Dhamangaon, Nashik, Maharashtra, India
2Department of Pathology, IIMSR Medical College, Jalna, (MS)-431202, India
3Department of Microbiology, IIMSR Medical College, Jalna, (MS)-431202, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Present study was carried out to find out seropositivity of HBsAg among the hospital based population. A total of 6575 blood samples were collected from outdoor and indoor patients were further subjected rapid immunoassay for the detection of Hepatitis B surface antigen. Result: A total of 6575 serum samples were screened for Hepatitis-B surface antigen, out of which 4669 samples were from outdoor patients and 1906 samples were from indoor patients. The result of HBsAg rapid screening reveals that overall seropositivity is 72(1.10%) in our hospital based population. Conclusion: Present study concludes that the control and prevention of HBV infection require continuous monitoring as well as evaluation of prevention and surveillance strategies.


Keywords: HBsAg,blood samples,rapid immunoassay Sero-prevalence.
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Sunil Hatkar, Jaya Baviskar and Santosh Kotgire. 2016. Sero-Prevalence of Hepatitis ‘B’ Virus Infection: A Teaching Hospital Based Study.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 5(12): 524-528. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2016.512.057