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Prevention of hepatitis in dialysis units
  1. Sheila Polakoff

    Abstract

    The efforts that have been made to prevent outbreaks of hepatitis in haemodialysis units are briefly reviewed.

    Human immunoglobulin is of doubtful value in prophylaxis.

    The preliminary results of screening for Australia antigen and the prompt isolation of carriers are encouraging.

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