Socioeconomic inequities and hepatitis A virus infection in Western Brazilian Amazonian children: spatial distribution and associated factors

@inproceedings{Mantovani2015SocioeconomicIA,
  title={Socioeconomic inequities and hepatitis A virus infection in Western Brazilian Amazonian children: spatial distribution and associated factors},
  author={Saulo A. S. Mantovani and Breno Matos Delfino and Antonio Camargo Martins and Humberto Oliart-Guzm{\'a}n and Thasciany Moraes Pereira and Fernando Luiz Cunha Castelo Branco and Athos Muniz Bra{\~n}a and Jos{\'e} Alc{\^a}ntara Filgueira-J{\'u}nior and Ana Paula Ochoa Santos and Rayanne A. Arruda and Andreia da Silva Guimar{\~a}es and Alanderson Alves Ramalho and Cristieli S{\'e}rgio de Menezes Oliveira and Thiago Santos de Ara{\'u}jo and Nancy Arr{\'o}spide and Carlos Herm{\'o}genes Manrique de Lara Estrada and Cl{\'a}udia T. Codeço and M{\^o}nica da Silva-Nunes},
  booktitle={BMC infectious diseases},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Hepatitis A is still a neglected health problem in the world. The most affected areas are the ones with disadvantaged socioeconomic conditions. In Brazil, seroprevalence studies showed that 64.7 % of the general population has antibodies against HAV (hepatitis A virus), and the Amazon region has the highest seroprevalence in the country… CONTINUE READING