The epidemiologic features of HBV, HDV and HIV in the general population of Hamadan province of Iran were studied.
A total of 4930 subjects (1649 males and 3281 females) constituted the study population.
Seropositivity for any HBV marker was found in 25.72% of the subjects.
Of these, 2.49% were carriers of HBsAg, 18.09% were positive for anti-HBs and 5.13% for anti-HBc alone.
HBeAg, anti-HBC IgM, and anti-HDV were present in 13.8, 6.5 and 2.4% of HBSAg carriers, respectively.
Antibody to HIV was detected in none of the 4930 sera tested.
Prevalence of HBV infection was lowest in children and young adults <19 years and highest in adults >60 years.
Mots-clés Pascal : Hépatite virale B, Hépatite virale delta, SIDA, Iran, Epidémiologie, Prévalence, Facteur risque, Homme, Virose, Infection, Hémopathie, Immunopathologie, Asie, Foie pathologie, Appareil digestif pathologie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Viral hepatitis B, Viral hepatitis delta, AIDS, Iran, Epidemiology, Prevalence, Risk factor, Human, Viral disease, Infection, Hemopathy, Immunopathology, Asia, Hepatic disease, Digestive diseases
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