Decrease in seroprevalence of Hepatitis A after the implementation of nationwide disposable tableware use in Taiwan

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BACKGROUND Taiwan is an endemic area of viral hepatitis, including hepatitis A, which is transmitted mainly from the fecal-oral route. In order to reduce the transmission through food intake, the government implemented a policy of nationwide disposal tableware use in public eating places in 1982. We conducted a study to estimate the seroprevalence of… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-10-719

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