Prevalence of hepatitis B and C in internally displaced persons of war against terrorism in Swat, Pakistan.

@article{Rauf2011PrevalenceOH,
  title={Prevalence of hepatitis B and C in internally displaced persons of war against terrorism in Swat, Pakistan.},
  author={Abdul Rauf and Muhammad Shahid Nadeem and Akbar Shoukat Ali and Muhammad Iqbal and Muḥammad Muṣṭaf{\'a} and Muhammad Muzammal Latif and Muhammad Zahid Latif and Nisar Ahmed and Abdul Rauf Shakoori},
  journal={European journal of public health},
  year={2011},
  volume={21 5},
  pages={
          638-42
        }
}
BACKGROUND Hepatitis B and C are the most common blood-borne liver infections worldwide. According to the recent estimates, 270-300 million people worldwide are infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV) and more than 2 billion people have been infected with the hepatitis B virus (HBV). Transmission of these viruses is carried out by exposure to infectious blood or body fluids containing blood. METHODS Five-hundred and ninety (290 males and 300 females, 5-65 years) internally displaced persons… CONTINUE READING

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