Global epidemiology of hepatitis C virus infection: New estimates of age‐specific antibody to HCV seroprevalence

@article{MohdHanafiah2013GlobalEO,
  title={Global epidemiology of hepatitis C virus infection: New estimates of age‐specific antibody to HCV seroprevalence},
  author={Khayriyyah Mohd Hanafiah and Justina Groeger and Abraham D. Flaxman and Steven T. Wiersma},
  journal={Hepatology},
  year={2013},
  volume={57}
}
In efforts to inform public health decision makers, the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors 2010 (GBD2010) Study aims to estimate the burden of disease using available parameters. This study was conducted to collect and analyze available prevalence data to be used for estimating the hepatitis C virus (HCV) burden of disease. In this systematic review, antibody to HCV (anti‐HCV) seroprevalence data from 232 articles were pooled to estimate age‐specific seroprevalence curves in… Expand
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