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The impact of immigration and vaccination in reducing the incidence of hepatitis B in Catalonia (Spain)

Autor
Oviedo De La, M.; Muñoz, M.P.; Carmona, G.; Borras, E.; Batalla, J.; Soldevila, N.; Domínguez, A.
Tipus d'activitat
Article en revista
Revista
BMC public health
Data de publicació
2012-08-06
Pàgina inicial
1
Pàgina final
12
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-12-614 Obrir en finestra nova
Repositori
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/17141 Obrir en finestra nova
URL
http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/614 Obrir en finestra nova
Resum
Background The Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is a major cause of liver disease and liver cancer worldwide according to the World Health Organization. Following acute HBV infection, 1-5% of infected healthy adults and up to 90% of infected infants become chronic carriers and have an increased risk of cirrhosis and primary hepatocellular carcinoma. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between the reduction in acute hepatitis B incidence and the universal vaccination progr...
Citació
Oviedo De La, M. [et al.]. The impact of immigration and vaccination in reducing the incidence of hepatitis B in Catalonia (Spain). "BMC public health", 06 Agost 2012, p. 1-12.
Grup de recerca
LIAM - Laboratori de Modelització i Anàlisi de la Informació

Participants

  • Oviedo de La Fuente, Manuel  (autor)
  • Muñoz Gracia, Maria del Pilar  (autor)
  • Carmona, Gloria  (autor)
  • Borras, Eva  (autor)
  • Batalla, Joan  (autor)
  • Soldevila, Nuria  (autor)
  • Domínguez García, Angela  (autor)

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