AFRICAN HEALTH SCIENCES, vol.12, no.2, pp.114-118, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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AFRICAN HEALTH SCIENCES
Chronic hepatitis B, paraoxonase activity, oxidative status, atherosclerosis, PON1 ACTIVITY, ANTIOXIDANT, DISEASE, HDL, POLYMORPHISMS, GENOTYPE, ENZYME, SERUM
Background: The hepatitis B virus is a significant pathogen that causes cirrhosis, and hepatocellular cancer as a result of the damage it causes to liver cells. Its infection affects more than 400 million people globally. Although there is an effective vaccine and treatment methods, almost 1, 000, 000 people die every year.