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Trends and projections of hepatitis C virus epidemiology in Latin America

Kershenobich, David
Razavi, Homie A
Sánchez-Avila, Juan Francisco
Bessone, Fernando
Coelho, Henrique S
Dagher, Lucy
Gonçales, Fernando L
Quiroz, Jorge F
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Published in Liver international. 2011, vol. 31 Suppl 2, p. 18-29
Abstract The purpose of the present investigation is to provide an analysis of previous works on the epidemiology of the hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection from six countries throughout Latin America, to forecast the future HCV prevalence trends in Argentina, Brazil, Mexico and Puerto Rico, and to outline deficiencies in available data, highlighting the need for further research.
Keywords EpidemicsForecastingGenotypeHepacivirus/geneticsHepatitis C/diagnosis/epidemiology/prevention & control/therapy/transmissionHumansLatin America/epidemiologyPrevalenceRisk AssessmentRisk FactorsTime Factors
PMID: 21651701
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KERSHENOBICH, David et al. Trends and projections of hepatitis C virus epidemiology in Latin America. In: Liver international, 2011, vol. 31 Suppl 2, p. 18-29. doi: 10.1111/j.1478-3231.2011.02538.x https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:25518

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