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Hepatitis D prevalence: problems with extrapolation to global population estimates.

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Stockdale, Alexander J, Kreuels, Benno, Henrion, Marc, Giorgi, Emanuele, Kyomuhangi, Irene and Geretti, Anna Maria (2018) 'Hepatitis D prevalence: problems with extrapolation to global population estimates.'. Gut. (In Press)

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Abstract

We read the meta-analysis of global hepatitis D prevalence by Chen et al and have some serious concerns relating to the proposed epidemiological estimates.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WA Public Health > Statistics. Surveys > WA 950 Theory or methods of medical statistics. Epidemiologic methods
WC Communicable Diseases > WC 20 Research (General)
WC Communicable Diseases > Virus Diseases > Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers. Other Virus Diseases > WC 536 Human viral hepatitis
Faculty: Department: Clinical Sciences & International Health > Malawi-Liverpool-Wellcome Programme (MLW)
Digital Object Identifer (DOI): https://doi.org/10.1136/gutjnl-2018-317874
Depositing User: Stacy Murtagh
Date Deposited: 08 Jan 2019 11:29
Last Modified: 06 Sep 2019 10:46
URI: https://archive.lstmed.ac.uk/id/eprint/9941

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