Original Article
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World J Hepatol. Jul 27, 2012; 4(7): 218-223
Published online Jul 27, 2012. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v4.i7.218
Prevalence and virological profiles of hepatitis B infection in human immunodeficiency virus patients
Koffi Alain Attia, Serge Eholié, Eugène Messou, Christine Danel, Sandrine Polneau, Henri Chenal, Thomas Toni, Myreille Mbamy, Catherine Seyler, Naomi Wakasugi, Thérèse N’dri-Yoman, Xavier Anglaret
Koffi Alain Attia, Thérèse N’dri-Yoman, Department of General Medicine and Hepato-Gastroenterology, Teaching Hospital of Yopougon, Abidjan 1021, Côte d’Ivoire
Serge Eholié, Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Teaching Hospital of Treichville, Abidjan 1018, Côte d’Ivoire
Eugène Messou, Christine Danel, Sandrine Polneau, Xavier Anglaret, Programme PAC-CI, Abidjan 1018, Côte d’Ivoire
Henri Chenal, Thomas Toni, Myreille Mbamy, Integrated Center of Bioclinical Research of Abidjan, Treichville, Abidjan 1018, Côte d’Ivoire
Catherine Seyler, Xavier Anglaret, INSERM Unité 897, University Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2, Bordeaux 33076, France
Naomi Wakasugi, Japanese Cooperation, Waseda University, Tokyo 162-0041, Japan
Author contributions: Attia KA, Eholie S, N’dri-Yoman T and Anglaret X coordinated the work; Attia KA, Eholie S, Messou E, Danel C, Chenal H and N’dri-Yoman T performed the patients’ inclusion in the four sites identified for the study; Toni T and Mbamy M performed blood tests; Polneau S performed statistical analysis; Seyler C and Wakasugi N contributed to materials support; all authors collaborated in writing the paper, particularly Attia KA, Eholie S and Anglaret X.
Correspondence to: Koffi Alain Attia, Professor, Department of General Medicine, Hepatology and Gastroenterology, Teaching Hospital of Yopougon, PO Box 632 Abidjan 21, Abidjan 1021, Cote D’Ivoire. attia_alain@yahoo.fr
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Received: January 30, 2012
Revised: July 12, 2012
Accepted: July 21, 2012
Published online: July 27, 2012
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