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|Title:||The incidence of HBV and HCV infection in Australian travelers to Asia.|
|Authors:||Johnson, Douglas F;Ratnam, Irani;Matchett, Elizabeth;Earnest-Silveria, Linda;Christiansen, Dale;Leder, Karin;Grayson, M Lindsay;Torresi, Joseph|
|Affiliation:||Department of Infectious Diseases, Austin Hospital, University of Melbourne, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia|
|Citation:||Journal of Travel Medicine; 20(3): 203-5|
|Abstract:||We analyzed paired pre- and post-travel sera in a cohort of Australian travelers to Asia and demonstrated the acquisition of hepatitis C virus (HCV) and hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection. The incidence density in nonimmune travelers for HCV infection was calculated as 1.8 infections per 10,000 traveler-days and for HBV infection 2.19 per 10,000 traveler-days.|
|Internal ID Number:||23577867|
|Appears in Collections:||Journal articles|
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