Survey of surveillance systems and select prevention activities for hepatitis B and C, European Union/European Economic Area, 2009.

@article{Duffell2015SurveyOS,
  title={Survey of surveillance systems and select prevention activities for hepatitis B and C, European Union/European Economic Area, 2009.},
  author={Erika F Duffell and Marita J.W. van de Laar},
  journal={Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin},
  year={2015},
  volume={20 13},
  pages={17-24}
}
Hepatitis B and C viral infections are leading causes of hepatic cirrhosis and cancer. The incidence and prevalence of both hepatitis B and C varies across European countries. European wide surveillance data help to understand the dynamic epidemiology of hepatitis B and C, which is important for the implementation and effectiveness of prevention and control activities.Comparison of surveillance data between countries in Europe is hampered by the differences in national healthcare and reporting… CONTINUE READING
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