Seroprevalence of hepatitis B and C virus in two institutions caring for mentally handicapped adults.

Abstract

Hepatitis B virus infection is common in institutions caring for the mentally handicapped. Hepatitis B virus and hepatitis C virus share routes of transmission but the prevalence of hepatitis C virus infection in this population is unknown. We have tested 101 patients from two institutions in South-East England caring for adults with mental handicap for the… (More)

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@article{Cramp1996SeroprevalenceOH, title={Seroprevalence of hepatitis B and C virus in two institutions caring for mentally handicapped adults.}, author={Matthew E Cramp and H C Grundy and R M Perinpanayagam and Dr. Barnado}, journal={Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine}, year={1996}, volume={89 7}, pages={401-2} }