Hepatitis B treatment in resource poor settings: time for action

Thursz, M; Cooke, GS; Hall, AJ; (2010) Hepatitis B treatment in resource poor settings: time for action. Tropical medicine & international health, 15 (1). pp. 2-4. ISSN 1360-2276 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-3156.2009.02410.x

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Chronic hepatitis B virus infection is common cause of morbidity and mortality in resource poor settings. Now that effective drugs are available, international action is needed to implement treatment programmes.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: hepatitis, Hepatitis B virus, resource-poor settings, antivirals, hepatocellular-carcinoma, west-africa, hiv, coinfection, aflatoxins, lamivudine
Faculty and Department: Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health > Dept of Infectious Disease Epidemiology
PubMed ID: 19843297
Web of Science ID: 272662600001
URI: http://researchonline.lshtm.ac.uk/id/eprint/4312


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