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., et al.

ARCHIVES OF MEDICAL SCIENCE, cilt.12, ss.415-420, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 12 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5114/aoms.2015.52030
  • Dergi Adı: ARCHIVES OF MEDICAL SCIENCE
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.415-420

Özet

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.