Correlates of hepatitis C virus infection among incarcerated Ghanaians: a national multicentre study.

@article{Adjei2007CorrelatesOH,
  title={Correlates of hepatitis C virus infection among incarcerated Ghanaians: a national multicentre study.},
  author={Andrew Anthony Adjei and Henry B. Armah and Foster Gbagbo and William Kwabena Ampofo and Isaac Kweku Quaye and Ian F A Hesse and George Mensah},
  journal={Journal of medical microbiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={56 Pt 3},
  pages={391-7}
}
A national multicentre cross-sectional study was undertaken on the correlates of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in a sample of inmates from eight Ghanaian prisons. A total of 1366 inmates from eight of the ten regional central prisons in Ghana were enrolled between May 2004 and December 2005. Subjects voluntarily completed a risk-factor questionnaire and provided blood specimens for unlinked anonymous testing for the presence of antibodies to HCV. These data were analysed using both… CONTINUE READING
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