Risk factors and seroprevalence of hepatitis C antibody in blood donors in Nigeria.

@article{Halim2000RiskFA,
  title={Risk factors and seroprevalence of hepatitis C antibody in blood donors in Nigeria.},
  author={N. K. D. Halim and Olutayo Ifedayo Ajayi},
  journal={East African medical journal},
  year={2000},
  volume={77 8},
  pages={410-2}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine risk factors and sero-prevalence of hepatitis C virus antibody (anti-HCV) in blood donors in Nigeria. DESIGN A descriptive study was performed on 260 healthy blood donors. Sera were screened for anti-HCV, using enzyme linked immuno-absorbent assay. Personal information and risk factors associated with positive anti-HCV was volunteered by the study subjects using a questionnaire. SETTING Blood Bank of the University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin, Nigeria… CONTINUE READING

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