HIV infection and hepatitis B seroprevalence among antenatal clinic attendees in Niger, West Africa

  title={HIV infection and hepatitis B seroprevalence among antenatal clinic attendees in Niger, West Africa},
  author={Sa{\"i}dou Mamadou and Moussa Ide and Amadou Roufa{\"i} Ali Maazou and Balki Aoula and Seyni Labo and Mamane Bozari},
This transversal study was suggested in order to estimate the nationwide seroprevalences of HIV infection and hepatitis B among 495 pregnant women in Niger in 2008. The study detected anti-HIV antibodies with Genscreen(®) Plus HIV Ag/Ab Ultra Kit (Bio-Rad; Hercules, CA), Vironostika(®) HIV Uni-Form II Ag/Ab (bioMérieux; Marcy-l'Etoile, France), and ImmunoComb(®) II HIV 1 and 2 BiSpot (Orgenics; Yavne, Israel). HBsAg was detected by Monolisa(®) HBsAg Ultra (Bio-Rad) and ImmunoComb(®) II HBsAg… CONTINUE READING
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