The lecturer at the College of Nursing, the lecturer Zahra Abd al-Abbas, has published researched in an international journal within Scopus containers, where this study aimed to estimate prevalence of Hepatitis C among Patients Undergoing Hemodialysis (HD) in Dialysis Center at Al- Najaf Al- Ashraf Governorate, To Compare between Prevalence of HCV in AL-Sadder Medical City and AL- Hakeem General Hospital, to find relationship between Prevalence of HCV and related risk factor. A descriptive study design (retrospective design) was carried out through the present study in order to achieve the early stated objectives. From period 15th of February 2017 to 2ed of May 2017, A non-probability (purposive sample) of (103) patients with hemodialysis who were admitted to AL-Sadder Medical City and AL-Hakeem General hospital/Dialysis Centers for treatment were included in the study. Also The result claimed that there is a high significant relationship between the blood transfusion and the incidence of hepatitis C at p-value more than 0.001, as well as the result shows high significant relationship between the duration of hemodialysis and incidence of hepatitis C at p-value more than 0.001 Furthermore the study conclude that the half of patients are infected with HCV, and prevalence of hepatitis C virus associated with several factors, especially the long-term duration of hemodialysis, and history of blood transfusion.
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