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Table 1 Distribution of patients tested for HBsAg or anti-HCV antibody at departments other than the gastroenterology department

From: Promoting notification and linkage of HBs antigen and anti-HCV antibody-positive patients through hospital alert system

Department HBsAg anti-HCV antibody
Number of patients tested Number of positive patients Positive rate (%) Number of patients tested Number of positive patients Positive rate (%)
emergency 1318 16 1.21 1391 40 2.88
orthopedics surgery 893 13 1.46 873 21 2.41
urology 759 12 1.58 754 19 2.52
gastrointestinal surgery 564 3 0.53 610 15 2.46
obstetrics and gynecology 504 3 0.60 504 1 0.20
cardiology 392 1 0.26 369 10 2.71
respiratory medicine 345 6 1.74 336 12 3.57
otorhinolaryngology 301 1 0.33 279 1 0.36
cranial nerve surgery 293 1 0.34 279 1 0.36
plastic and reconstructive surgery 242 2 0.83 251 3 1.20
ophthalmology 185 0 0 197 4 2.03
dermatology 178 2 1.12 123 2 1.63
nephrology 150 1 0.67 143 6 4.20
rheumatology 73 1 1.37 61 0 0
hematology 64 1 1.56 51 1 1.96
dental surgery 63 1 1.59 63 0 0
general medicine 57 2 3.51 50 2 4.00
neurology 49 1 2.04 48 1 2.08
pediatrics 34 1 2.94 21 0 0
diabetes medicine and endocrinology 34 0 0 31 0 0
cardiovascular surgery 29 1 3.45 29 0 0
medical oncology 6 0 0 8 0 0
geriatrics 5 0 0 4 0 0
anesthesiology 4 0 0 5 0 0
psychiatry 1 0 0 1 0 0
Total 6543 69 1.05 6481 139 2.14