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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2017.6(1): 536-538
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.601.065


Incidence of Hepatitis B Surface Antigen in Antenatal Cases in a Tertiary Care Hospital in Hyderabad Telangana State, India
Mohammed Ismail Khan1, R. Shyamala2*, Vibha Rani3 and K.S. Saraswathi1
1Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Shadan Institute of Medical Sciences, India
2Department of Microbiology, Malla Reddy Medical College for women, India
3Department of Pharmacology, Malla Reddy Medical College for women, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

This study was done at SIMS and PG Research Centre, Hyderabad. The aim of the study is to find out the incidence of Hepatitis B surface antigen in antenatal women of SIMS during the period of  23 months  from  January 1st 2015  to  November 2016. A total of  7096 antenatal women were tested for HBs Ag. out of these 57 pregnant women were found to be positive for Hbs Ag (0.79%). In pregnancy, Hepatitis B infection with complications to the pregnant women and has the risk of transmission to the baby; which makes it mandatory to screen all antenatal women and their pregnancy should be managed properly and for the newborn immunoprophylaxis is to be given.


Keywords: HbsAg, Antenatal women, HBV,Viral hepatitis.
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Mohammed Ismail Khan, R. Shyamala, Vibha Rani, K.S. Saraswathi. 2017. Incidence of Hepatitis B Surface Antigen in Antenatal Cases in a Tertiary Care Hospital in Hyderabad Telangana State.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(1): 536-538. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.601.065