Seroprevalence of hepatitis B surface antigenemia and its effects on hematological parameters in pregnant women in Osogbo, Nigeria

Abstract

The transmission of the hepatitis B virus (HBV) is parenteral, sexual and perinatal. Prevention of vertical transmission of HBV is extremely important because HBV infection in early life usually results in a chronic carrier State. A descriptive seroepidemiological study of hepatitis B virus and its effects on hematological parameters was investigated in… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1743-422X-9-317

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@inproceedings{Kolawole2011SeroprevalenceOH, title={Seroprevalence of hepatitis B surface antigenemia and its effects on hematological parameters in pregnant women in Osogbo, Nigeria}, author={Olatunji Matthew Kolawole and Abideen A Wahab and Daniel Adebode Adekanle and Timothy Sibanda and Anthony Ifeanyin Okoh}, booktitle={Virology Journal}, year={2011} }