Hepatitis B, C and HIV in Uganda: Epidemiology and Consequences

 

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Viral hepatitis B and C and HIV infections do occur in Uganda. While up to 10% of Ugandans are infected with hepatitis B, 6.4% of the population are infected with HIV. The overall prevalence of hepatitis C is not clearly established. This book describes the distribution common liver diseases among the HIV infected population in Uganda. It also discusses the common problems of testing methods for viral hepatitis C with plenty of false positive antibody reactions. This causes anxiety to patients especially in a country where confirmatory tests are almost inexistent. The book goes ahead to describe liver enzyme elevations in HIV infected patients who are receiving treatment. It ends by describing consequences of HIV and hepatitis B infections in Uganda.This book is a must-read for people who are interested in hepatitis B C and HIV in resource limited settings giving a wide spectrum of information on the Ugandan situation.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC94099
AuthorPonsiano Ocama and Robert Colebunders
LanguageEnglish
BindingPaperback
Number of Pages144
Publishing Year2011-10-20T00:00:00.000
ISBN978-3846529409
Edition1 st
Book TypeClinical & internal medicine
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Product Packaging InfoBox
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Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com2015-08-14 00:00:00
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