Research Article

HBsAg, Anti-HCV And Anti HIV Seroprevalence of The Patients in Balıkesir Atatürk State Hospital


  • Birol ŞAFAK

Viral Hepat J 2013;19(2):43-45


The aim of this study was to investigate the rates of HBV, HCV, HIV and anti-HBs seroprevalance in the people those admitted to Balıkesir Atatürk State Hospital between January 2011 and December 2012, to contribute to the nationwide epidemiological data.

Materials and Methods:

Blood samples were analyzed with ELISA method (Triturus) and Chemiluminescent Microparticle Immunoassay method (Architect İ1000).


For HBsAg, 49406 samples were analyzed and 1372 (2.77%) of these samples, for Anti-HCV 45130 samples were analyzed and 134 (0.29%) of these samples, for antiHIV 1/2 42322 samples were analyzed and 2 (0.004%) of these samples, for Anti-HBs 10727 samples were analyzed and 4555 (42.46%) of these samples were positive.

Keywords: HBV, HCV, HIV, anti-HBs, seroprevalance

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