Evaluation of HBsAg, Anti-HCV, Anti-HIV Seroprevalence and Perinatal Outcomes in Pregnant Women


Uckan K., Çeleğen İ., Uçkan T.

VIRAL HEPATIT DERGISI-VIRAL HEPATITIS JOURNAL, vol.27, no.2, pp.103-108, 2021 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/vhd.galenos.2021.2020-12-2
  • Journal Name: VIRAL HEPATIT DERGISI-VIRAL HEPATITIS JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index
  • Page Numbers: pp.103-108
  • Keywords: Seroprevalance, pregnancy, HBsAg, anti-HCV, anti-HIV, perinatal outcomes, HEPATITIS-B-VIRUS, HBV INFECTION, TRANSMISSION, PREVENTION

Abstract

Objectives: Vertical transmission of hepatitis B virus, hepatitis C virus, (HBV, HCV) and human immunodeficiency viruses (HIV) infections is an important public health problem. The aim of this study was to determine the rates of hepatitis B, anti-HCV and anti HIV seropositivities in pregnant women in a city and to evaluate the infections in terms of perinatal outcomes.