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High hepatitis B seroprevalence and risk factors for infection in pregnant women on the Thailand-Myanmar border

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Introduction: Infection from Hepatitis B primarily results from peri-partum vertical transmission and the risk increases in the presence of hepatitis B e antigen. We aimed to evaluate a new screening program for hepatitis B in pregnant women as a component of antenatal services in a marginalized population. Methodology: Counseling and screening for hepatitis B screening was offered to all women at the first visit, at Shoklo Malaria Research Unit (SMRU) antenatal clinics on the Thai-Myanmar bo...

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Peer reviewed
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10.3855/jidc.7742

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Tyrosvoutis, MEG More by this author
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Publisher:
Journal of Infection in Developing Countries Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Infection in Developing Countries Journal website
Volume:
10
Issue:
4
Pages:
377-383
Publication date:
2016-04-28
Acceptance date:
2015-08-31
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EISSN:
1972-2680
ISSN:
2036-6590
URN:
uuid:98324866-de75-4161-8bbb-614ab953058e
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620291
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pubs:620291
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