High prevalence of anti-hepatitis A virus immunoglobulin G antibody among healthcare facility attendees in Osogbo, Nigeria.

@article{Sule2013HighPO,
  title={High prevalence of anti-hepatitis A virus immunoglobulin G antibody among healthcare facility attendees in Osogbo, Nigeria.},
  author={Waidi Folorunso Sule and Aminat Temitope Kajogbola and M O Adewumi},
  journal={Journal of immunoassay & immunochemistry},
  year={2013},
  volume={34 1},
  pages={
          75-82
        }
}
The objectives of this study were to determine the prevalence of anti-hepatitis A virus (HAV) immunoglobulin G (IgG) antibody and associated factors among residents of Osogbo, a town in Nigeria with inadequate environmental sanitation and a shortage of potable water. This is a health facility-based study. Ninety one consenting, asymptomatic attendees of public healthcare facilities in Osogbo, Osun State, Nigeria, were consecutively selected for this study. Plasma samples of the study… CONTINUE READING
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