A systematic review of the epidemiology of hepatitis A in Africa

Abstract Background Hepatitis A, caused by the hepatitis A virus (HAV), is a vaccine preventable disease. In Low and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs), poor hygiene and sanitation conditions are the main risk factors contributing to HAV infection. There have been, however, notable improvements in hygi...

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Main Authors: Jenna Patterson, Leila Abdullahi, Gregory D. Hussey, Rudzani Muloiwa, Benjamin M. Kagina
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2019-07-01
Series:BMC Infectious Diseases
Online Access:http://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s12879-019-4235-5