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RMJ. 2017; 42(4): 455-458


Prevalence of hepatitis B and C in patients admitted in orthopedics department of Ghurki Trust Teaching Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan

Ashfaq Ahmed, Mohammad Omar Aziz, Ismail Mohammad, Atiq uz Zaman, Rizwan Akram, Shahzad Javed, Amer Aziz.

Abstract
Objective: To determine the seroprevalence of Hepatitis B and C who deny or did not know of having a disease but are positive for it.
Methodology: This cross sectional study was done on 8803 patients from January 2016 to December 2016. Hepatitis B and C screening were done using ELISA Kits.
Results: Out of 8803 patients, 1531(17.39%) were positive for Hepatitis B, 562(6.38%) were positive for hepatitis C and 27(0.31%) were positive for both.
Conclusion: The prevalence of viral hepatitis is high, especially hepatitis B. Proper health education and community programs are needed for awareness and prevention of it.

Key words: Hepatitis B, hepatitis C, prevalence, orthopedics


 
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Ashfaq Ahmed, Mohammad Omar Aziz, Ismail Mohammad, Atiq uz Zaman, Rizwan Akram, Shahzad Javed, Amer Aziz. Prevalence of hepatitis B and C in patients admitted in orthopedics department of Ghurki Trust Teaching Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan. RMJ. 2017; 42(4): 455-458.


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Ashfaq Ahmed, Mohammad Omar Aziz, Ismail Mohammad, Atiq uz Zaman, Rizwan Akram, Shahzad Javed, Amer Aziz. Prevalence of hepatitis B and C in patients admitted in orthopedics department of Ghurki Trust Teaching Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan. http://www.rmj.org.pk/?mno=262319 [Access: January 16, 2019].


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Ashfaq Ahmed, Mohammad Omar Aziz, Ismail Mohammad, Atiq uz Zaman, Rizwan Akram, Shahzad Javed, Amer Aziz. Prevalence of hepatitis B and C in patients admitted in orthopedics department of Ghurki Trust Teaching Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan. RMJ. 2017; 42(4): 455-458.



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Ashfaq Ahmed, Mohammad Omar Aziz, Ismail Mohammad, Atiq uz Zaman, Rizwan Akram, Shahzad Javed, Amer Aziz. Prevalence of hepatitis B and C in patients admitted in orthopedics department of Ghurki Trust Teaching Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan. RMJ. (2017), [cited January 16, 2019]; 42(4): 455-458.



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Ashfaq Ahmed, Mohammad Omar Aziz, Ismail Mohammad, Atiq uz Zaman, Rizwan Akram, Shahzad Javed, Amer Aziz (2017) Prevalence of hepatitis B and C in patients admitted in orthopedics department of Ghurki Trust Teaching Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan. RMJ, 42 (4), 455-458.



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Ashfaq Ahmed, Mohammad Omar Aziz, Ismail Mohammad, Atiq uz Zaman, Rizwan Akram, Shahzad Javed, Amer Aziz. 2017. Prevalence of hepatitis B and C in patients admitted in orthopedics department of Ghurki Trust Teaching Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan. Rawal Medical Journal, 42 (4), 455-458.



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Ashfaq Ahmed, Mohammad Omar Aziz, Ismail Mohammad, Atiq uz Zaman, Rizwan Akram, Shahzad Javed, Amer Aziz. "Prevalence of hepatitis B and C in patients admitted in orthopedics department of Ghurki Trust Teaching Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan." Rawal Medical Journal 42 (2017), 455-458.



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Ashfaq Ahmed, Mohammad Omar Aziz, Ismail Mohammad, Atiq uz Zaman, Rizwan Akram, Shahzad Javed, Amer Aziz. "Prevalence of hepatitis B and C in patients admitted in orthopedics department of Ghurki Trust Teaching Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan." Rawal Medical Journal 42.4 (2017), 455-458. Print.



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Ashfaq Ahmed, Mohammad Omar Aziz, Ismail Mohammad, Atiq uz Zaman, Rizwan Akram, Shahzad Javed, Amer Aziz (2017) Prevalence of hepatitis B and C in patients admitted in orthopedics department of Ghurki Trust Teaching Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan. Rawal Medical Journal, 42 (4), 455-458.








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