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Strategies for the prevention of perinatal hepatitis B transmission in a marginalized population on the Thailand-Myanmar border: a cost-effectiveness analysis

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Background Data on the cost effectiveness of hepatitis B virus (HBV) screening and vaccination strategies for prevention of vertical transmission of HBV in resource limited settings is sparse. Methods A decision tree model of HBV prevention strategies utilised data from a cohort of 7071 pregnant women on the Thailand-Myanmar border using a provider perspective. All options included universal HBV vaccination for newborns in three strategies: (1) universal vac... Expand abstract
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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s12879-017-2660-x

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Oxford, MSD, NDM, Tropical Medicine
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Grant:
Major Overseas Programme in SE Asia (grant number 106698/Z/14/Z)
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Infectious Diseases Journal website
Volume:
17
Issue:
1
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Article: 552
Publication date:
2017-08-09
Acceptance date:
2017-08-01
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ISSN:
1471-2334
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pubs:714174
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uri:24b84c98-177e-4186-8563-1b9c7a559247
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uuid:24b84c98-177e-4186-8563-1b9c7a559247
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1

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