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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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10.3855/jidc.7422

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The Journal of Infection in Developing Countries Publisher's website
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The Journal of Infection in Developing Countries Journal website
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04
Publication date:
2016-04-28
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2036-6590 and 1972-2680
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pubs:637626
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uri:e63faf79-d3a9-4a70-b2e6-749818a965d0
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uuid:e63faf79-d3a9-4a70-b2e6-749818a965d0
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pubs:637626

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