Prevalence of Hepatitis B Virus in Liver Disease in Bahawalpur

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Mazhar ul Haq
Muhammad Yousaf
Aamer Haleem
Ahmad Hassan

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To assess the prevalence of Hepatitis B virus infection in liver diseases in Bahawalpur area, 198 patients with acute viral hepatitis, cirrhosis liver and hepatocellular carcinoma were studied by testing Hepatitis B surface antigen (HBs Ag). Prevalence rate for Hbs Ag was 67% in viral hepatitis, 73 % in cirrhosis liver and 62% in hepatocellular carcinoma with an overall prevalence of 68%.

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Haq M ul, Yousaf M, Haleem A, Hassan A. Prevalence of Hepatitis B Virus in Liver Disease in Bahawalpur. J Postgrad Med Inst [Internet]. 2011 Aug. 22 [cited 2024 Jun. 13];4(1). Available from: https://jpmi.org.pk/index.php/jpmi/article/view/369
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