Prevalence of HBV infection in suspected population of conflict-affected area of war against terrorism in North Waziristan FATA Pakistan.

@article{Ali2012PrevalenceOH,
  title={Prevalence of HBV infection in suspected population of conflict-affected area of war against terrorism in North Waziristan FATA Pakistan.},
  author={Amjad Ali and Muhammad Nisar and Muhammad Idrees and Habib Ahmad and Abrar Hussain and Shazia Rafique and Sabeen Sabri and Habib Ur Rehman and Liaqat Ali and Shariatullah Wazir and Tariq N Khan},
  journal={Infection, genetics and evolution : journal of molecular epidemiology and evolutionary genetics in infectious diseases},
  year={2012},
  volume={12 8},
  pages={1865-9}
}
BACKGROUND Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is a major cause of severe liver diseases including fibrosis, hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and cirrhosis related end stage liver diseases (ESLD) in mankind. It is a common belief that infectious diseases have historically been responsible for the massiveness of war-related deaths, so the aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence of HBV infection and to demonstrate the various socio-economic, demographic and possible risk factors related to… CONTINUE READING
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