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2017, Vol. 5, Issue 2
Prevalence of Hepatitis B and C Infection in Havelian City, Khyber: Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

Faizan Ahmad, Mujaddad UR Rehman, Muhammad Ayub Jadoon, Azam Hayat, Ibrar Khan, Rizwan Ullah

The aim of the present study was to estimate the frequency of HBV and HCV in the patients of Havelian City. Two hundred Eighty seven (287) patients were diagnosed for hepatitis with a time period of six months from (1st Jan, 2016 to 30th June, 2016).All the blood samples were examined by Immune-Chromatographic Kit (ICT). Out of 287 patients, a total 18 (18.14%) patients were reported positive for HBV and HCV. Among these patients, 8(6.39%) and 10(11.73%) were positive for HBV and HCV respectively. In this study it was reported that that primary high prevalence of HBV and HCV is in majority due to lack of public health awareness on transmission of disease.
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How to cite this article:
Faizan Ahmad, Mujaddad UR Rehman, Muhammad Ayub Jadoon, Azam Hayat, Ibrar Khan, Rizwan Ullah. Prevalence of Hepatitis B and C Infection in Havelian City, Khyber: Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. J Entomol Zool Stud 2017;5(2):1024-1026.
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