RETRACTED: Prevalence and Profile of Hepatitis B Virus Infection among HIV-Infected Adults at Panzi Referral Hospital, in the Post-Conflict South Kivu Province, Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo
Parvine Basimane Bisimwa1,2,3,4*, Dieudonné Bihehe Masemo1,3, Andre Bulabula Nyandwe Hamama5, Théophile Kashosi Mitima1,2, Aline Kusinza Byabène1,3, Tony Akilimali Shindano6, Sioban Harlow2, Jean Paulin Mbo Mukonkole1,3, Narcisse Patrice Komas4, Jean Bisimwa Nachega1,2,5,6,7,8
1Université Evangéliqueen Afrique (UEA), Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo.
2International Center Advanced for Research and Training (ICART), Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo.
3Hopital Général de Référence de Panzi, Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo.
4Laboratoire des hépatites virales, Institut Pasteur de Bangui, Bangui, Central African Republic.
5Department of Medicine and Center for Infectious Diseases, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa.
6Faculté de Médecine, Université Catholique de Bukavu (UCB), Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo.
7Department of Epidemiology, Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
8Department of Epidemiology and International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA.
DOI: 10.4236/wja.2019.93008   PDF    HTML     481 Downloads   1,374 Views  


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