Hepatitis B prevalence and incidence in the fishing communities of Lake Victoria, Uganda: a retrospective cohort study

Abstract Introduction Hepatitis B is a serious potentially fatal hepatocellular disease caused by the hepatitis B virus. In the fishing communities of Lake Victoria Uganda, the hepatitis B virus infection burden is largely unknown. This study assessed the prevalence and incidence of hepatitis B in t...

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Main Authors: Paul Kato Kitandwe, Enoch Muyanja, Teddy Nakaweesa, Annet Nanvubya, Ali Ssetaala, Juliet Mpendo, Brenda Okech, Bernard S. Bagaya, Noah Kiwanuka, Matt A. Price
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2021-02-01
Series:BMC Public Health
Online Access:https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-021-10428-1