Ethnic and gender differences in the prevalence of anti-cytomegalovirus antibodies among young adults in Israel.

@article{Green1993EthnicAG,
  title={Ethnic and gender differences in the prevalence of anti-cytomegalovirus antibodies among young adults in Israel.},
  author={M S Green and Danny Cohen and Raphael Slepon and Geoffroy Robin and Michael Wiener},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={1993},
  volume={22 4},
  pages={720-3}
}
The population of Israel comprises offspring of immigrants from countries of high and low incidence of cytomegalovirus infection. To evaluate possible ethnic differences in the prevalence of antibodies against cytomegalovirus in young adults, blood samples were taken from a random sample of 422 Israel military recruits aged 18-19 years, during 1987. Antibodies against cytomegalovirus were determined by means of ELISA. Subjects originating from North Africa or Asia had higher prevalences than… CONTINUE READING

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