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Journal of the Korean Academy of Family Medicine 1991;12(1):56-62.
Published online January 1, 1991.
Occurrence rate of HBsAg and antiHBs in medical personnel of general hospital.
Seung Jae Ahn, Hee Sang Rheem, Hong Ju Chung, Eun Jun Cho, Jong Hun Chung
중소도시 종합병원근무 의료인의 HBsAg 및 anti-HBs 의 발현빈도
안승재, 임희상, 정홍주, 조은준, 정종훈
부천대성병원 가정의학과
This study was planned to investigate the positive rate of HBsAg and anti-HBs. In medical personnel by analyzing health screening examination.
We analyzed 202 cases of medical personnel and 247 cases of teachers as control group. HBsAg and anti-HBs were detected with RPHA method.
The results were as follows:
1. The positive rate of HBsAg was 2.5% in medical personnel and 7.7% in control group(P<0.01).
The occurrence rate of anti HBs was 43.5% in medical personnel and 25.1% in control group(P<0.01).
2. The positive rate of anti-HBs was related with type of medial professionals and highest in doctors as 53.0%(P<0.05).
But that of HBsAg was not related with the type of medical professionals.
3. The positive rate of anti-HBs was not related with working place, but highest in clinical laboratory workers as 53.6% and that of HBsAg was not significant.
4. The positive rate of anti-HBs was related with advancing duration of working(P<0.05).


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