Risk factors of hepatitis B virus infection in Turkey: A population-based, case-control study

@inproceedings{Ozer2011RiskFO,
  title={Risk factors of hepatitis B virus infection in Turkey: A population-based, case-control study},
  author={Ali Can Ozer and Yusuf Yakupoğullari and A. B. Beytur and Leyla Beytur and M. Alpaslan Koroglu and Feyza salman and Fisun Aydogan},
  booktitle={Hepatitis monthly},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Although the World Health Organization (WHO) classifies Turkey as a country with a moderate-high prevalence of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection, there is little data on HBV transmission in this country. OBJECTIVES To identify risk factors for HBV infection, we performed a retrospective case-control study between January 2007 and December 2009. PATIENTS AND METHODS Acute HBV patients and population controls were selected, and data from these groups were analyzed by logistic… CONTINUE READING

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