Five-Year Eradication of Hepatitis B Infection After an Outreach Immunization Program in the Waorani Population in the Ecuadorian Amazon.

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In Waorani communities of the Amazon basin of Ecuador, hepatitis B (HB) surface antigen was found in 14% of asymptomatic persons. The aim of this study was to identify the Waorani population in Ecuador and obtain an epidemiologically adequate coverage of vaccination against hepatitis B virus (HBV) among them. Between February and September 2010, three… (More)
DOI: 10.4269/ajtmh.16-0248

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@article{Quizhpe2016FiveYearEO, title={Five-Year Eradication of Hepatitis B Infection After an Outreach Immunization Program in the Waorani Population in the Ecuadorian Amazon.}, author={Edy Quizhpe and G. C. Nauta and Juan Antonio C{\'o}rdoba-Do{\~n}a and Enrique Teran}, journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene}, year={2016}, volume={95 3}, pages={670-3} }