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Titolo:
Hepatitis A in workers exposed to sewage: a systematic review
Autore:
Glas, C; Hotz, P; Steffen, R;
Indirizzi:
Univ Zurich, Inst Social & Prevent Med, Unit Occupat & Environm Hlth, CH-8006 Zurich, Switzerland Univ Zurich Zurich Switzerland CH-8006 Hlth, CH-8006 Zurich, Switzerland Univ Zurich, Inst Social & Prevent Med, Div Epidemiol & Prevent Communicable Dis, CH-8006 Zurich, Switzerland Univ Zurich Zurich Switzerland CH-8006 Dis, CH-8006 Zurich, Switzerland Sozialversicherungsanstalt Kantons Zurich, SVA Zurich, Zurich, SwitzerlandSozialversicherungsanstalt Kantons Zurich Zurich Switzerland witzerland
Titolo Testata:
OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE
fascicolo: 12, volume: 58, anno: 2001,
pagine: 762 - 768
SICI:
1351-0711(200112)58:12<762:HAIWET>2.0.ZU;2-G
Fonte:
ISI
Lingua:
ENG
Soggetto:
WASTE-WATER TREATMENT; A VIRUS-INFECTION; TREATMENT PLANTS; RISK; VACCINATION; HEALTH; PREVALENCE; SYMPTOMS; DISORDERS; SINGAPORE;
Keywords:
hepatitis A; sewage; systematic review;
Tipo documento:
Review
Natura:
Periodico
Settore Disciplinare:
Clinical Medicine
Life Sciences
Citazioni:
98
Recensione:
Indirizzi per estratti:
Indirizzo: Hotz, P Univ Zurich, Inst Social & Prevent Med, Unit Occupat & Environm Hlth, Sumatrastr 30, CH-8006 Zurich, Switzerland Univ Zurich Sumatrastr 30 Zurich Switzerland CH-8006 Switzerland
Citazione:
C. Glas et al., "Hepatitis A in workers exposed to sewage: a systematic review", OCC ENVIR M, 58(12), 2001, pp. 762-768

Abstract

Objectives - To assess whether the scientific literature supports the hypothesis that workers exposed to sewage are at higher risk of hepatitis A (HA). Methods - All original papers reporting epidemiological studies published in English, French, or German which reported on the risk of HA infection inworkers exposed to sewage were eligible. They were identified by several methods and each original paper was assessed independently with a checklist by two people. Studies were classified according to the strength of their design. Non-eligible studies were also examined to assess the impact of publication bias. If the risk estimates diverged widely, causes for heterogeneity were assessed. A distinction was made between seroprevalence studies based on subclinical. HA (defined only by the presence of anti-HA antibodies) and clinical HA. Results - 17 eligible studies were identified. No indication of an increased risk of clinical HA could be found. For seroprevalence the studies with the strongest design suggested a slightly increased risk of subclinical. HAwith an odds ratio (OR) <2.5. Heterogeneity was considerable and precludeda meta-analysis. Considering non-eligible studies would still decrease theOR. Conclusions - The systematic review does not confirm an increased risk of clinical HA in workers exposed to sewage. An increased risk of subclinical. HA cannot be excluded but the association between seropositivity and exposure to sewage was not strong and became still weaker if publication bias was taken into account.

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