Markers of hepatitis B virus infection in schoolchildren in the Kimberley, Western Australia

@article{Gill1990MarkersOH,
  title={Markers of hepatitis B virus infection in schoolchildren in the Kimberley, Western Australia},
  author={J. S. Gill and Mike Hatton and M. Carey and C. F. Quadros},
  journal={Medical Journal of Australia},
  year={1990},
  volume={153}
}
In 1986 the Aboriginal community in Western Australia was identified as a high‐risk group for hepatitis B virus infection. An immunization programme was commenced in 1988 but concerns were expressed about horizontal transmission, especially in schools, to the low‐risk Caucasian group and whether they should also be included in the vaccination programme. To estimate the extent of this occurrence, a survey of schoolchildren from two district high schools in Broome and Derby in the Kimberley… Expand
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