Seroprevalence of six different viruses among pregnant women and blood donors in rural and urban Burkina Faso: A comparative analysis.

@article{Collenberg2006SeroprevalenceOS,
  title={Seroprevalence of six different viruses among pregnant women and blood donors in rural and urban Burkina Faso: A comparative analysis.},
  author={Ellen Collenberg and Thierry Ouedraogo and Jean Ganam{\'e} and Helmut Fickenscher and Gisela Kynast-Wolf and Heiko Becher and Bocar A. Kouyat{\'e} and Hans-Georg Kr{\"a}usslich and Lassana Sangar{\'e} and Denis M. Tebit},
  journal={Journal of medical virology},
  year={2006},
  volume={78 5},
  pages={683-92}
}
A seroprevalence study was carried out of six different human pathogenic viruses, namely human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV), human T-cell leukemia virus (HTLV), human herpesvirus type 8 (HHV-8), and dengue virus among pregnant women and blood donors from rural (Nouna) and urban (Ouagadougou) Burkina Faso, West Africa. A total of 683 samples from blood donors (n = 191) and pregnant women (n = 492) were collected from both sites and screened for… CONTINUE READING
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