Epidemic hepatitis C virus infection in Egypt: estimates of past incidence and future morbidity and mortality.

Abstract

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is gaining increasing attention as a global health crisis. Egypt reports the highest prevalence of HCV worldwide, ranging from 6% to more than 40% among regions and demographic groups. Predicting the impact of the epidemic has been difficult because of the long-latency period and low-resource setting. Accordingly, we sought… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2893.2009.01115.x

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