Epidemiology of hepatitis C virus infection and risk factor analysis in the Hebei Province, China.

TitleEpidemiology of hepatitis C virus infection and risk factor analysis in the Hebei Province, China.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsZhao Y, Shen L, Ma J, Gao Z, Han X, Qi S, Li Q
JournalPloS one
Volume8
Issue9
Paginatione75586
Date Published2013
Abstract

In 1985, a hepatitis C virus (HCV) outbreak caused by plasmapheresis donation was reported in the Hebei Province, China. However, studies assessing the epidemic features and risk factors of HCV in the general population of Hebei have been limited until now.

DOI10.1155/2013/361906
Alternate JournalPLoS ONE