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Hepatitis B virus infection as a neglected tropical disease
(Public Library of Science, 2017-10-05)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The Global Hepatitis Health Sector Strategy is aiming for “elimination of viral hepatitis as a public health threat” by 2030 , while enhanced elimination efforts for hepatitis are also promoted under ...
HBV and HIV viral load but not microbial translocation or immune activation are associated with liver fibrosis among patients in South Africa
(BioMed Central, 2018-05-08)
Background: Co-infection with HIV negatively impacts the progression of chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection, including causing rapid progression to liver fibrosis. Sub-Saharan Africa represents arguably the most ...
Prevalence of chronic HBV infection in pregnant woman attending antenatal care in a tertiary hospital in Mwanza, Tanzania : a cross-sectional study
(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 ...