n South African Gastroenterology Review - SAGES guidelines committee : guidelines
|Article Title||SAGES guidelines committee : guidelines|
|© Publisher:||In House Publications|
|Journal||South African Gastroenterology Review|
|Author||Johan F. Botha|
|Publication Date||Nov 2007|
|Pages||30 - 31|
Chronic hepatitis B virus infection remains a global problem of staggering proportions. It is estimated that 350 million people worldwide are chronically infected with the hepatitis B virus (HBV) and sub-Saharan Africa remains a high prevalence region. Most carriers will not develop significant hepatic disease but 15 - 40 % will develop serious sequelae during their lifetime.
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