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Type Journal Article - BMC Infectious Diseases
Title Hepatitis B virus in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic: a cross sectional serosurvey in different cohorts
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Publication (Day/Month/Year) 2014
Page numbers 0-0
URL http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/14/457
Abstract
Despite hepatitis B vaccination at birth and at 6, 10 and 14 weeks of age, hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection continues to be endemic in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR). We carried out a cross-sectional serological study in infants, pre-school children, school pupils and pregnant women to determine their burden of disease, risk of infection and vaccination status.

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