Prevalence of hepatitis B, hepatitis C and human immune deficiency virus markers among patients with hereditary haemolytic anaemias.

@article{AlMahroos1995PrevalenceOH,
  title={Prevalence of hepatitis B, hepatitis C and human immune deficiency virus markers among patients with hereditary haemolytic anaemias.},
  author={Faisal Al-Mahroos and Amber Ebrahim},
  journal={Annals of tropical paediatrics},
  year={1995},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={121-8}
}
To determine the prevalence of hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) markers among Bahraini children with hereditary haemolytic anaemias, a cross-sectional study was conducted at the paediatric outpatient clinic of Sulimaniya Medical Center in the State of Bahrain. A total of 242 patients with hereditary haemolytic anaemias were enrolled in the study: 171 (71%) with sickle cell syndromes, 59 (24%) with beta thalassaemia major and 12 (5%) with… CONTINUE READING