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Hepatitis and co-infections

Section edited by Jean-Claude Desenclos

This section aims to publish studies looking at all aspects of the prevention, diagnosis and management of hepatitis in humans as well as related molecular genetics, pathophysiology, and epidemiology

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  1. Content type: Research article

    Sporadic hepatitis E has become an important public health concern in China. Accurate forecasting of the incidence of hepatitis E is needed to better plan future medical needs. Few mathematical models can be u...

    Authors: Hong Ren, Jian Li, Zheng-An Yuan, Jia-Yu Hu, Yan Yu and Yi-Han Lu

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2013 13:421

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    In Australia, higher rates of chronic hepatitis B (HBsAg) have been reported among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Indigenous) compared with non-Indigenous people. In 2000, the Australian government imp...

    Authors: Simon Graham, Rebecca J Guy, Benjamin Cowie, Handan C Wand, Basil Donovan, Snehal P Akre and James S Ward

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2013 13:403

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  3. Content type: Case report

    Reactivation of hepatitis B virus (HBV), characterized by increased levels of serum HBV DNA, abnormal liver function and hepatic failure, is a frequent complication of immunosuppressive therapy and chemotherap...

    Authors: Wenjun Du, Zhaomin Zheng, Shaolei Han, Shumin Ma and Shijun Chen

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2013 13:394

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  4. Content type: Research article

    The prevalence of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in the Italian correctional population is estimated to be around 38%. In this setting HCV infection treatment is controversial because of several fac...

    Authors: Fabio Iacomi, Giuseppina Iannicelli, Andrea Franceschini, Paolo Migliorisi, Silvia Rosati, Pierluca Piselli, Paola Scognamiglio, Gabriella De Carli, Sonia Marcellini and Fabrizio Palmieri

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2013 13:374

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    Hepatitis B virus is hyperendemic in Sudan. Our aim was to molecularly characterize hepatitis B virus from Sudanese individuals, with and without liver disease, because genotypes play an important role in clin...

    Authors: Mukhlid Yousif, Hatim Mudawi, Sahar Bakhiet, Dieter Glebe and Anna Kramvis

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2013 13:328

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  6. Content type: Research article

    As most data on hepatitis in resource-poor countries relate to urban communities, surveys in the rural environment are necessary to determine the ‘true’ prevalence of these viral infections. We undertook a sur...

    Authors: Narcisse P Komas, Ulrich Vickos, Judith M Hübschen, Aubin Béré, Alexandre Manirakiza, Claude P Muller and Alain Le Faou

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2013 13:286

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Evidence exists regarding the full prevention of HCV transmission to hemodialysis patients by implementing universal precaution. However, little information is available regarding the frequency with which hosp...

    Authors: Aida Bianco, Francesca Bova, Carmelo GA Nobile, Claudia Pileggi and Maria Pavia

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2013 13:76

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