Study of Hepatitis “B” Antigenaemia in Govt. Hospital for Psychiatric Diseases
Keywords:Hbs Ag, prevalence, serodia method, enzymes, hepatitis
The study was carried out to seen the incidence of HBs Ag in different psychiatric patients in Govt. Hospital for psychiatric diseases. Design of study: It is a clinical study. Patients and Methods: 1000 patients were included in this study, coming in and out patients departments of this institute. All the patients showing abnormality in their enzymes were tested for serological assessment of HBs Ag by serodia technique. Our result showed 26% (260/ 1000) prevalence of Hepatitis “B” virus in all patients showing abnormality in their enzymes. There was no significant difference in both sexes. There is much high rate of prevalence in psychiatric patients the high prevalence compels us to launch major public awareness program & immediate attention towards its spread.
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