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New Indian Journal of Surgery

Volume  3, Issue 3, July - September 2012, Pages 136-136

 

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Pattern of Hepatitis B Vaccination among Medical Students and Doctors in Bangladesh
Atanu Dey, Rajat Das Gupta, Sheikh Mahmood Hasan, Avijit Loha, Debashis Datta, Saikat Roy
Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka, Bangladesh
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Abstract

The prevalence of HBsAg among general population in Bangladesh is 3%. Bangladesh is moderately endemic for HBV infection. Vaccination is an effective way to prevent HBV infection as its protective efficacy is 90- 95%. Doctors and medical students are at a high risk of acquiring HBV infection.

 


Corresponding Author : Atanu Dey