Seroprevalence of certain hepatitis viruses among Egyptian workers infected with schistosomiasis.

@article{ElEsnawy2000SeroprevalenceOC,
  title={Seroprevalence of certain hepatitis viruses among Egyptian workers infected with schistosomiasis.},
  author={Nagwa Abass El-Esnawy and Ahmad Z. Al-Herrawy},
  journal={The Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association},
  year={2000},
  volume={75 3-4},
  pages={357-66}
}
This investigation was carried out on 233 workers from four wastewater treatment plants (WWTP). in order to detect the prevalence of hepatitis E. C and B viruses among those workers and the relationship of the prevalent viruses with schistosomal infection. The result showed that the highest single infection was with HEV and Schistosoma (50.6% and 50.4%, respectively) in the four (WWTP). For schistosomiasis infected workers, the coinfection with HEV and HCV were the highest single viral… CONTINUE READING