Occult Hepatitis B Virus Infection among Egyptian Hepatitis C Virus Seropositive and Seronegative Hemodialysis Patients in Sohag Government, Upper Egypt
Background: Hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) Infections are important and common causes of liver disease in end-stage renal failure (ESRF) in patients on haemodialysis (HD). HBV is less endemic than HCV in Egypt (ranges from 2%–7%). Although, the prevalence of HBV in haemodialysis patients has decreased significantly due to HBV vaccine and screening of blood donors, ... إقراء المزيد