Prevalence of antibodies to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis B and hepatitis C and risk factors in prisoners in Lebanon Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Antibodies, Viral
  • HIV
  • Hepacivirus
  • Hepatitis B virus
  • Prisoners
  • Virus Diseases

abstract

  • We provide evidence for an outbreak of HCV and HBV occurring in Roumieh prison. In addition to vaccinating prisoners against HBV, collaborations should develop between the prison's administration, academic institutions, and community-based organizations to provide HCV prevention services within the prisons.

publication date

  • April 27, 2010

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 20351454

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 144

end page

  • 9

volume

  • 4

number

  • 3