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  1. Horizontal transmission of hepatitis B virus from siblings and intramuscular injection among preschool children in a familial cohort.

    Article - En anglais

    The authors followed 147 children from 113 families who were susceptible to hepatitis B virus infection for a total of 275 person-years.

    Among these children, 19 became infected with the hepatitis B virus and thus became new subclinical cases.

    In this cohort study, parents played a minor role in hepatitis B virus horizontal transmission.

    On the other hand, the estimated incidence rate ratio of hepatitis B virus infection for siblings of a hepatitis B e antigen (HBeAg) carrier was 2.8 when compared with those children without a HBeAg sibling carrier as analyzed by multiple logistic regression.

    The adjusted incidence rate ratio among siblings increased with increased number of HBeAg carriers.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Virose, Infection, Homme, Asie, Hépatite virale B, Transmission homme homme, Etude familiale, Fratrie, Seringue, Voie intramusculaire, Epidémiologie, Incidence, Antigène e, Enfant, Age préscolaire, Foie pathologie, Appareil digestif pathologie, Taiwan

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Viral disease, Infection, Human, Asia, Viral hepatitis B, Transmission from man to man, Family study, Siblingship, Syringe, Intramuscular administration, Epidemiology, Incidence, Hepatitis B e antigen, Child, Preschool age, Hepatic disease, Digestive diseases, Taiwan

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 91-0549450

    Code Inist : 002B13C03. Création : 199406.