Seroprevalence of hepatitis A,B, and C viruses in Turkish alcoholic cirrhotics and the impact of hepatitis B on clinical profile.

@article{Tekin2015SeroprevalenceOH,
  title={Seroprevalence of hepatitis A,B, and C viruses in Turkish alcoholic cirrhotics and the impact of hepatitis B on clinical profile.},
  author={Fatih Cemal Tekin and Fulya Gunşar and Elvan Isik Erdogan and Ruchan Yazan Sertoz and Zeki Karasu and Galip Ers{\~o}z and Omer Ahmet Ozutemiz and Ulus Salih Akarca},
  journal={Journal of infection in developing countries},
  year={2015},
  volume={9 3},
  pages={
          254-8
        }
}
INTRODUCTION The aims of this study were to detect the seroprevalence of hepatitis A, B, and C viruses in Turkish alcoholic cirrhotics, and to evaluate the impact of hepatitis B infection on clinical profile at first admittance. METHODOLOGY Serological markers for hepatitis A, B, and C viruses in 300 alcoholic cirrhotics diagnosed between January 1994 and December 2012 were retrospectively reviewed. Among them, 148 eligible patients were divided into group 1 (HBsAg positive, n = 43) and group… CONTINUE READING

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