Global Epidemiology of Hepatitis B Virus

@article{Custer2004GlobalEO,
  title={Global Epidemiology of Hepatitis B Virus},
  author={B. Custer and S. Sullivan and T. K. Hazlet and U. Iloeje and D. Veenstra and K. Kowdley},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology},
  year={2004},
  volume={38},
  pages={S158-S168}
}
  • B. Custer, S. Sullivan, +3 authors K. Kowdley
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology
  • The burden of hepatitis B virus (HBV) disease and efforts to control infection will determine the future size of the population requiring treatment of HBV infection. To quantify the current prevalence of HBV infection and to reexamine the epidemiology of HBV infection, a structured review was conducted that focused on available primary literature for over 30 countries worldwide. The prevalence of chronic HBV infection continues to be highly variable, ranging over 10% in some Asian and Western… CONTINUE READING

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