Dalia M . Elmosalami

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the response to second vaccination series among post-booster sero-negative children who had previously received compulsory HBV vaccination. SUBJECTS AND METHODS After given a booster dose to 1070 children, 103 of them failed to generate anamnestic response (anti-HBs <10 IU/L). Only 91/103 children received additional two doses of(More)
People with hepatitis C are likely to experience psychological distress related to adjustment issues following diagnosis. Objective: The study was conducted to determine the psycho-social stressors accompanying Hepatitis C virus (HCV) chronic infection. The study focused on immediate and later on reactions to being diagnosed as infected HCV patients. Effect(More)
BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS Success in the prevention of hepatitis B virus (HBV) depends to a large extent on the adolescents' HBV knowledge and their risky behaviours. This study aims to assess the knowledge of and the risky behaviours towards HBV among school students and to determine the significant predictors affecting their knowledge. PATIENTS AND(More)
AIM To assess the effectiveness of hepatitis B virus (HBV) vaccination program among fully vaccinated children. METHODS A national community based cross-sectional study was carried out in 6 governorates representing Egypt. A total of 3600 children aged from 9 mo to 16 years who were fully vaccinated with HBV vaccine during infancy were recruited. Face to(More)
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