Profile of viral hepatitis A, B, and C in a Saudi Arabian hospital

  title={Profile of viral hepatitis A, B, and C in a Saudi Arabian hospital},
  author={J A Al-Tawfiq and Adnan A Anani},
  journal={Medical science monitor : international medical journal of experimental and clinical research},
  volume={14 1},
BACKGROUND The objective of the study was to investigate the pattern and epidemiology of viral hepatitis among patients of the Saudi Aramco Medical Services Organization (SAMSO) in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. MATERIAL/METHODS A retrospective analysis of the reported cases of viral hepatitis was conducted from January 2000 to June 2005. RESULTS A total of 1214 patients with viral hepatitis were identified during the study period. Of hepatitis A, B, and C, HBV was the most… CONTINUE READING
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