PREVALENCE OF HEPATITIS B VIRUS AND ASSOCIATED RISK FACTORS IN IRULA TRIBAL POPULATION
作者: Ramya DineshRamalakshmi S
作者单位: 1Department of Microbiology, Karpagam University, Karpagam Academy of Higher Education, Coimbatore - 641 021, Tamil Nadu, India.. e.ramya@live.com
刊名: Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, 2017, Vol.10 (8), pp.100-102
来源数据库: Innovare Academics Sciences PVT.Ltd.
DOI: 10.22159/ajpcr.2017.v10i8.18552
原始语种摘要: Objective: The study is to analyze the prevalence of infections caused by hepatitis B virus (HBV), and to analyze of risk factors for hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) transmission among the Irula tribes of Tamil Nadu.Methods: Serum samples were collected from 350 participants of Irula tribes from 15 different locations of Tamil Nadu. All serum samples were tested for serological markers of HBV (HBsAg) by 3rd generation enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay kit, and the data were subjected to analyze using SPSS (version 17.0) and Chi-square test to determine the risk factors of HBV among Irula tribes.Results: In the study, HBsAg positivity was observed in a higher percentage in males 10 (8.47%) than females 9 (3.54%) and their all age groups indicate the high prevalence of HBV infection in...
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关键词翻译
关键词翻译
  • promiscuity 混杂
  • observed 观察到的
  • among 在当中
  • hepatitis 肝炎
  • major 知的
  • higher 
  • tested 已试验的
  • immunosorbent 免疫吸收剂
  • intervention 
  • generation 世代