Original paper

The WHO guidelines for chronic hepatitis B fail to detect half of the patients in need of treatment in Ethiopia

Volume: 70, Issue: 6, Pages: 1065 - 1071
Published: Jun 1, 2019
Abstract
In 2015, the World Health Organization (WHO) issued guidelines for the management of chronic hepatitis B (CHB) in low- and middle-income countries, but little is known about the applicability of the WHO treatment criteria in sub-Saharan Africa. The aim of this study was to evaluate the diagnostic performance of the WHO guidelines in a large CHB cohort in Ethiopia.Treatment-naïve adults who attended a public CHB clinic in Addis Ababa were...
Paper Details
Title
The WHO guidelines for chronic hepatitis B fail to detect half of the patients in need of treatment in Ethiopia
Published Date
Jun 1, 2019
Volume
70
Issue
6
Pages
1065 - 1071
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