Strategies to prevent and control hepatitis B and C virus infections: a global perspective.

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Hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) are major causes of acute and chronic liver disease worldwide. Chronic infection with these viruses often leads to chronic liver disease, including cirrhosis or primary hepatocellular carcinoma. Both HBV and HCV are bloodborne viruses; however, HBV is transmitted efficiently by both percutaneous and… (More)

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@article{Mast1999StrategiesTP, title={Strategies to prevent and control hepatitis B and C virus infections: a global perspective.}, author={Eric E. Mast and Mareike Alter and H. S. Margolis}, journal={Vaccine}, year={1999}, volume={17 13-14}, pages={1730-3} }