Published in Hepatitis Weekly, February 9th, 2004
"In Lower Saxony, a regional public health project for an enlarged surveillance of viral hepatitis was carried out from 1999 to 2001. Five district public health authorities collected additional information on notified viral hepatitis cases in a standardized way, particularly regarding risk factors," scientists in Germany report.
"In the survey, 270 hepatitis (hep.) cases were investigated, among them hep. A 51 (18.9%), hep. B 87 (32.2%) and hep. C 132 (48.9%). The proportion of chronic cases and healthy carriers was as follows: hep. A 0%, hep. B 47.1% and hep. C 79.5%. In...
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