Prevalence of hepatitis C virus in mothers and their children in Malawi

@inproceedings{Fox2015PrevalenceOH,
  title={Prevalence of hepatitis C virus in mothers and their children in Malawi},
  author={James M Fox and Robert Newton and Marija Bedaj and Ada Keding and Elizabeth Molyneux and Lucy M. Carpenter and Fabiola Martin and Nora Mutalima},
  booktitle={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
  year={2015}
}
OBJECTIVES Hepatitis C virus (HCV) prevalence is poorly mapped in the East African region; with the advent of novel HCV therapies, better epidemiological data are required to target the infection. We sought to estimate HCV prevalence in healthy Malawian mothers and assess mother-to-child transmission (MTCT); context is provided by reviewing previously published HCV prevalence data from the region. METHODS Using ELISA screening and confirmatory blot, serological testing of 418 healthy Malawian… CONTINUE READING

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 32 references

Therapy for hepatitis C--the costs of success.

The New England journal of medicine • 2014
View 1 Excerpt
Highly Influenced

Epidemiology and impact of HIV coinfection with hepatitis B and hepatitis C viruses in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Journal of clinical virology : the official publication of the Pan American Society for Clinical Virology • 2014
View 1 Excerpt

Hepatitis C virus infection among HIV-positive men who have sex with men: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

H. Hagan, J. Neurer, A EJordan
Syst Rev 2014: • 2014
View 1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…