A seroepidemiological survey of viral hepatitis in the Yemen Arab Republic.

@article{Scott1990ASS,
  title={A seroepidemiological survey of viral hepatitis in the Yemen Arab Republic.},
  author={Daniel J Scott and James P. Burans and H D al-Ouzeib and B. K. Arunkumar and M al-Fadeel and Y R Nigad and A K al-Hadad and R R Elyazeed and Kenneth Craig Hyams and James N. Woody},
  journal={Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene},
  year={1990},
  volume={84 2},
  pages={288-91}
}
During February 1988 a seroepidemiological survey of hepatitis A, B and D was performed in the Yemen Arab Republic. 879 sera were collected from 4 different areas; Sanaa, Hajja, Hodeidah and Taiz. The prevalence of hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) was 12.7% (112/879) and some marker of hepatitis B infection was found in 45.5% (399/879) of study subjects. Only 2 (1.8%) of the 112 HBsAg positives were positive for antibody to delta hepatitis, and 9.7% (9/93) were positive for hepatitis B e… CONTINUE READING

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