How Aware are We of the Immune Status of Hepatitis B and Hepatitis A in Chronic Hepatitis C Patients? A Multicenter Retrospective Study from Turkey


İNCE N., Tosun S., BALKAN A., Uguz M., Cuvalci N. O. , YILDIZ İ. E. , ...More

VIRAL HEPATIT DERGISI-VIRAL HEPATITIS JOURNAL, vol.26, no.3, pp.131-134, 2020 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/vhd.galenos.2020.2020.0028
  • Title of Journal : VIRAL HEPATIT DERGISI-VIRAL HEPATITIS JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.131-134

Abstract

Objectives: Patients with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection and superinfection by hepatitis A or hepatitis B virus have higher morbidity and mortality when compared with those without HCV infection. The aim of this study was to determine hepatitis A and B seroprevalence rates and immunity in patients with chronic HCV in different regions of Turkey.