Published in Hepatitis Weekly, September 13th, 1999
A study found that females, Aboriginals, and intravenous drug users were the groups which were most at risk among Australian inmates ("Seroprevalence of Markers for Hepatitis B, C, and G in Male and Female Prisoners - New South Wales, 1996," Aust N Z J Public Health, August 1999;23(4):377-384).
Researcher T. Butler and colleagues from the New South Wales Health Department sought to establish the prevalence of markers for hepatitis B (HBV), C (HCV) and G (HGV) in a sample of male and female inmates, examine exposure to multiple viruses, and...
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