Hepatitis C seroprevalence and HIV co-infection in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10144/560848
Title:
Hepatitis C seroprevalence and HIV co-infection in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Authors:
Rao, V Bhargavi; Johari, Nur; du Cros, Philipp; Messina, Janey; Ford, Nathan; Cooke, Graham S
Journal:
The Lancet Infectious Diseases
Abstract:
An estimated 150 million people worldwide are infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV). HIV co-infection accelerates the progression of HCV and represents a major public health challenge. We aimed to determine the epidemiology of HCV and the prevalence of HIV co-infection in sub-Saharan Africa.
Publisher:
Elsevier
Issue Date:
5-May-2015
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10144/560848
DOI:
10.1016/S1473-3099(15)00006-7
PubMed ID:
25957078
Language:
en
ISSN:
1474-4457
Appears in Collections:
HIV/AIDS

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorRao, V Bhargavien_GB
dc.contributor.authorJohari, Nuren_GB
dc.contributor.authordu Cros, Philippen_GB
dc.contributor.authorMessina, Janeyen_GB
dc.contributor.authorFord, Nathanen_GB
dc.contributor.authorCooke, Graham Sen_GB
dc.date.accessioned2015-07-21T23:08:06Z-
dc.date.available2015-07-21T23:08:06Z-
dc.date.issued2015-05-05-
dc.identifier.citationHepatitis C seroprevalence and HIV co-infection in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis. 2015: Lancet Infect Disen_GB
dc.identifier.issn1474-4457-
dc.identifier.pmid25957078-
dc.identifier.doi10.1016/S1473-3099(15)00006-7-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10144/560848-
dc.description.abstractAn estimated 150 million people worldwide are infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV). HIV co-infection accelerates the progression of HCV and represents a major public health challenge. We aimed to determine the epidemiology of HCV and the prevalence of HIV co-infection in sub-Saharan Africa.en_GB
dc.languageENG-
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherElsevieren_GB
dc.rightsArchived with thanks to The Lancet Infectious Diseasesen_GB
dc.titleHepatitis C seroprevalence and HIV co-infection in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysisen
dc.identifier.journalThe Lancet Infectious Diseasesen_GB

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