Prevalence and virological features of occult hepatitis B virus infection in female sex workers who work uncontrolled in Turkey.

Pinarbasi B., Onel D., Cosan F., Akyuz F., Dirlik N., Cakaloglu Y., ...More

Liver international : official journal of the International Association for the Study of the Liver, vol.29, no.2, pp.227-30, 2009 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


There is little information about the prevalence of occult hepatitis B virus infection (OHBVI). We have investigated the prevalence and virological features of OHBVI among female sex workers (FSWs) in Istanbul.