Published in Hepatitis Weekly, December 25th, 1995
Researcher Ian B. Marshall wrote that similar programs should be recommended for students from Southeast Asia who attend overseas colleges and universities, including those in the United States ("Screening and Vaccination for Hepatitis B in Hong Kong University Students," College Health,1995;44:59-62).
Hepatitis B is endemic in Chinese populations in Hong Kong, with an overall prevalence of hepatitis B markers of 49.9 percent and an antigen carrier rate of 9.5 percent. Ninety percent of hepatocellular...
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