Seroprevalence of hepatitis B surface antigen among pregnant women in Jiangsu, China, 17 years after introduction of hepatitis B vaccine.

@article{Zhang2010SeroprevalenceOH,
  title={Seroprevalence of hepatitis B surface antigen among pregnant women in Jiangsu, China, 17 years after introduction of hepatitis B vaccine.},
  author={Shu Zhang and Ruo-Tian Li and Yangyang Wang and Qi-lan Liu and Yi-Hua Zhou and Ya-li Hu},
  journal={International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics},
  year={2010},
  volume={109 3},
  pages={194-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To estimate the prevalence of hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) among pregnant women in Jiangsu Province, eastern China, 17years after vaccination against hepatitis B virus (HBV) was introduced. METHODS From August 2002 to July 2004, serum samples from 6398 women between 15 and 20weeks of pregnancy and from 6 urban and 8 rural areas across Jiangsu Province were tested for markers of HBV. The results were then compared with the rates before 1980. RESULTS The overall rates of 6.71… CONTINUE READING
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