Seroprevalence of Hepatitis B Virus among Pregnant Women in Northern Turkey

Uyar Y. , CABAR C., BALCI A.

HEPATITIS MONTHLY, vol.9, no.2, pp.146-149, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 9 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Title of Journal : HEPATITIS MONTHLY
  • Page Numbers: pp.146-149


Background and Aims: Prevention of vertical transmission of hepatitis B virus (HBV) is extremely important because HBV infection in early life usually results in a chronic carrier state. The objective of this study was to assess the prevalence of HBV markers among pregnant women in the Middle Black Sea Region in Turkey.