High prevalence of chronic hepatitis D virus infection in Eastern Turkey: urbanization of the disease


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Dulger A. C. , Suvak B., Gonullu H., GONULLU E., Gultepe B. , Aydın İ., ...More

ARCHIVES OF MEDICAL SCIENCE, vol.12, no.2, pp.415-420, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.5114/aoms.2015.52030
  • Title of Journal : ARCHIVES OF MEDICAL SCIENCE
  • Page Numbers: pp.415-420

Abstract

Introduction: Both hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis D virus (HDV) infection play an increasingly important role in liver diseases. The main objective of this study was to investigate the socio-epidemiological, laboratory and radiological aspects of both HBV and HDV infection near the Iranian border of Turkey.