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Publication Name World Journal of Hepatology
Manuscript ID 59251
Country Iran
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ISSN 1948-5182 (online)
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Category Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Manuscript Type Meta-Analysis
Article Title Occult hepatitis C virus infection in the Middle East and Eastern Mediterranean countries: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Manuscript Source Invited Manuscript
All Author List Mohammad Reza Hedayati-Moghaddam, Hossein Soltanian and Sanaz Ahmadi-Ghezeldasht
ORCID
Author(s) ORCID Number
Mohammad Reza Hedayati-Moghaddam http://orcid.org/0000-0001-9133-5006
Hossein Soltanian http://orcid.org/0000-0001-6774-7027
Sanaz Ahmadi-Ghezeldasht http://orcid.org/0000-0002-0975-6133
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Corresponding Author Mohammad Reza Hedayati-Moghaddam, MD, Associate Professor, Blood Borne Infections Research Center, Academic Center for Education, Culture and Research (ACECR), Razavi Khorasan Branch, Ferdowsi University campus, Azadi sq, Mashhad 91779-49367, Iran. drhedayati@acecr.ac.ir
Key Words Occult hepatitis C; Prevalence; Review; Meta-analysis; Middle East; Eastern Mediterranean region
Core Tip No comprehensive reported data is available in the literature about estimated the prevalence rate of occult hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in the Middle East and Eastern Mediterranean countries. This is the first systematic review and meta-analysis calculating occult HCV infection rate in this region. We estimated the overall rate as well as the rates among both healthy and high-risk population such as those infected with human immunodeficiency virus, patients with end-stage renal diseases, cryptogenic liver diseases, cleared or treated HCV infection, lymphoproliferative disorders, or multi-transfused patients.
Publish Date 2021-02-25 15:45
Citation Hedayati-Moghaddam MR, Soltanian H, Ahmadi-Ghezeldasht S. Occult hepatitis C virus infection in the Middle East and Eastern Mediterranean countries: A systematic review and meta-analysis. World J Hepatol 2021; 13(2): 242-260
URL https://www.wjgnet.com/1948-5182/full/v13/i2/242.htm
DOI https://dx.doi.org/10.4254/wjh.v13.i2.242
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