[A cross-sectional survey on hepatitis B among general population in areas along Yangzi River in Anhui province].

@article{Zhou2009ACS,
  title={[A cross-sectional survey on hepatitis B among general population in areas along Yangzi River in Anhui province].},
  author={Li-hong Zhou and Xiaoqing Li and Dong-qing Ye and Ying-jun Zheng and Fu-yang Ge and Biao Cai and Fen Huang},
  journal={Zhonghua liu xing bing xue za zhi = Zhonghua liuxingbingxue zazhi},
  year={2009},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={144-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe the epidemic status of hepatitis B along the Yangzi River area, in Anhui province. METHODS A cross-sectional seroepidemiological survey was conducted and the samples were collected by stratified cluster sampling. Serological biomarkers to hepatitis B virus were tested using enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) reagents. RESULTS Among 2282 people, the prevalence rates of HBsAg, HBsAb, HBeAg, HBeAb, HBcAb and hepatitis B virus infection were 9.8%, 43.5%, 1.0%, 7.8… CONTINUE READING