Published in Hepatitis Weekly, April 5th, 2004
The study is published in Hepatology.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that the number of newly acquired HBV infections has been declining in the United States since the mid-1980s. However, national surveys have shown the actual prevalence of the infection has increased. These studies have also shown a striking variability in prevalence by race and ethnicity.
To better understand HBV epidemiology,...
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