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ERIC Number: EJ650472
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0895-8017
Prevalence of Hepatitis Virus Infections in an Institution for Persons with Developmental Disabilities.
Woodruff, Bradley A.; Vazquez, Elizabeth
American Journal on Mental Retardation, v107 n4 p278-92 Jul 2002
A study involving 1,235 residents of Sonoma Developmental Center found 3 residents had hepatitis C virus infections, and 633 had past or current hepatitis B virus infections. The prevalence of hepatitis B virus infection rose rapidly with longer residence in institutions. Hepatitis A virus infection had occurred in 494 residents. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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