The prevalence of hepatitis Be antigen and anti-HBE in adults in Benin City.

@article{Abiodun1994ThePO,
  title={The prevalence of hepatitis Be antigen and anti-HBE in adults in Benin City.},
  author={Ph. O. Abiodun and Adesuwa Olomu and S N Okolo and A O Obasohan and O Freeman},
  journal={West African journal of medicine},
  year={1994},
  volume={13 3},
  pages={171-4}
}
Two hundred and seventy four adults in Benin City were screened for HBeAg in their sera using the ELISA method. The overall HBe-Antigenemia prevalence was 7.3%. 12.7% of adult males and 5.4% of 203 adult females were positive for HBeAg. Of the 91 samples available for screening for anti-HBe, an overall positivity rate of 8.8% was obtained. 10.3% of 68 adult males and 4.4% of 23 adult females were positive for anti-HBe. Reports of high carrier rate for Hepatitis B virus (HBV) markers in Nigeria… CONTINUE READING