Hepatitis A, B, and delta infection in Ethiopia: a serologic survey with demographic data.

@article{Tsega1986HepatitisAB,
  title={Hepatitis A, B, and delta infection in Ethiopia: a serologic survey with demographic data.},
  author={Edemariam Tsega and Biru Mengesha and Bengt G{\"o}ran Hansson and Jill Lindberg and Erik Nordenfelt},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={1986},
  volume={123 2},
  pages={344-51}
}
A total of 500 individuals from five different regions of Ethiopia were studied. Demographic and clinical data were recorded and serologic tests were carried out to detect antigen and antibody markers of hepatitis B virus, hepatitis A virus, and the delta agent. Data on the economic status, number of rooms per household, number of persons per household, type of water supply, and mode of excreta disposal revealed that the majority of the population surveyed lived with economic hardship… CONTINUE READING

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