Blood-borne viruses in the haemodialysis-dependent population attending Top End Northern Territory facilities 2000-2009.

@article{Davies2012BloodborneVI,
  title={Blood-borne viruses in the haemodialysis-dependent population attending Top End Northern Territory facilities 2000-2009.},
  author={Jane Davies and Zulfikar Jabbar and Fizza Gagan and Robert W. Baird},
  journal={Nephrology},
  year={2012},
  volume={17 5},
  pages={501-7}
}
AIM   To describe the incidence and prevalence of blood-borne viruses (BBV) including: hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV), human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and human T-cell leukaemia virus type-1 (HTLV) in the haemodialysis-dependent population of the Top End of the Northern Territory (TENT). METHODS   We retrospectively reviewed the serology of BBV in a longitudinal fashion in the haemodialysis-dependent population treated in the TENT of Australia from 2000 to 2009 inclusive… CONTINUE READING