Primary care physicians' approach to diagnosis and treatment of hepatitis B and hepatitis C patients

Peksen Y., Canbaz S., Leblebicioglu H., Sunbul M., Esen S., Sunter A.

BMC GASTROENTEROLOGY, vol.4, 2004 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 4
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/1471-230x-4-3
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: No


Background: Infections caused by hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) are considered to be important health problems worldwide. The purpose of this study was to measure the general practitioners (GPs)' basic knowledge on HBV and HCV risk factors in determining their practice about this subject.