Evaluation of the Prevalence of Hepatitis A in Samsun Vicinity


YANIK K., Akbal A. U., Erdil M., Karadag A., EROĞLU C., Gunaydin M.

VIRAL HEPATIT DERGISI-VIRAL HEPATITIS JOURNAL, vol.21, no.1, pp.23-27, 2015 (ESCI) identifier

Abstract

Objective: Acute viral hepatitis A (HAV) infection is a public health issue seen most commonly in childhood in autumn and early winter. In this study, our objective was to search hepatitis A seroprevalence in various age groups, in terms of regional relationship between socioeconomic status and seasonal distribution in our vicinity.