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Scand J Infect Dis. 1995;27(1):9-11.

Etiology of acute sporadic hepatitis in adults in Senegal and Tunisia.

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Institut de Virologie de Tours, Faculté de Pharmacie, France.


Markers for acute hepatitis A, B, C and E virus infections were examined in the sera of 72 patients suffering from acute hepatitis in Senegal and Tunisia. Hepatitis B was responsible for 36% and hepatitis C for 21% of the cases. Acute hepatitis A was not diagnosed. HEV infection was not observed in Senegal and represents only 4% of the acute hepatitis cases in Tunisia.

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