• Hepatitis B virus-associated hepatocellular carcinoma in South Africa in the era of HIV 

      Maponga, Tongai Gibson.; Glashoff, Richard H.; Vermeulen, Hannali; Robertson, Barbara; Burmeister, Sean; Bernon, Marc; Omoshoro-Jones, Jones; Ruff, Paul; Neugut, Alfred I.; Jacobson, Judith S.; Preiser, Wolfgang; Andersson, Monique I. (BMC (part of Springer Nature), 2020-07-13)
      Background: Patients co-infected with hepatitis B virus (HBV) and the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) are at risk of developing hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). In sub-Saharan Africa, the overlap between high HIV and ...
    • Prevalence of chronic HBV infection in pregnant woman attending antenatal care in a tertiary hospital in Mwanza, Tanzania : a cross-sectional study 

      Geffert, Karin; Maponga, Tongai G.; Henerico, Shimba; Preiser, Wolfgang; Mongella, Stella; Stich, August; Kalluvya, Samuel; Mueller, Andreas; Kasang, Christa (BMC (part of Springer Nature), 2020-06-05)
      Background: Tanzania has a high prevalence (7.17%) of chronic hepatitis B infection. Mother to Child transmission is very common, resulting in high rate of chronic infections. Currently, there is no screening program for ...