Hepatitis C, hepatitis B and HIV infection among Egyptian prisoners: seroprevalence, risk factors and related chronic liver diseases.

@article{Mohamed2013HepatitisCH,
  title={Hepatitis C, hepatitis B and HIV infection among Egyptian prisoners: seroprevalence, risk factors and related chronic liver diseases.},
  author={H I Mohamed and Zienab M. Saad and Ehab M Abd-Elreheem and Wael M Abd-ElGhany and Mohamed Shamel Mohamed and Emad A Abd Elnaeem and Amany Edward Seedhom},
  journal={Journal of infection and public health},
  year={2013},
  volume={6 3},
  pages={186-95}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIM Prisons in Egypt do not currently screen for blood-borne viruses, and there are no statistics concerning the prevalence of hepatitis C virus, hepatitis B virus or human immunodeficiency virus among prisoners. This study was performed to detect the prevalence of antibodies against hepatitis C, hepatitis B core and human immunodeficiency virus among Egyptian prisoners. METHODS The study was conducted in an Egyptian prison. The prisoners voluntarily completed a risk factor… CONTINUE READING
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