Seroprevalance of the Hepatitis B and C in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease without History of Renal Replacement Therapy


Piskinpasa S., Akoglu H. , Ozkayar N., Turgut D., Akyel F., Demir M., ...More

TURKISH NEPHROLOGY DIALYSIS AND TRANSPLANTATION JOURNAL, vol.22, no.2, pp.171-176, 2013 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.5262/tndt.2013.1002.07
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH NEPHROLOGY DIALYSIS AND TRANSPLANTATION JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.171-176

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: Hepatitis B (HBV) and hepatitis C (HCV) viruses are significant causes of morbidity and mortality in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). There is insufficient data on seroprevalence of HBV and HCV in CKD patients without renal replacement therapy (RRT).