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The epidemiology of hepatitis C virus in Egypt: a systematic review and data synthesis

Yousra A Mohamoud1, Ghina R Mumtaz1, Suzanne Riome1, DeWolfe Miller4 and Laith J Abu-Raddad123*

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1 Infectious Disease Epidemiology Group, Weill Cornell Medical College - Qatar, Cornell University, Qatar Foundation - Education City, Doha, Qatar

2 Department of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University, New York, New York, USA

3 Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA

4 Department of Tropical Medicine, Medical Microbiology and Pharmacology, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96813, Hawaii

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BMC Infectious Diseases 2013, 13:288  doi:10.1186/1471-2334-13-288

Published: 24 June 2013

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Additional file 1: Table S1:

PRISMA Checklist. Table S2. Prevalence of hepatitis C virus among populations at indirect or intermediate risk of exposure in Egypt. Table S3. Prevalence of hepatitis C virus among special clinical populations in Egypt. Table S4. Hepatitis C virus time trend analysis for each general population subgroup. Figure S5. Hepatitis C virus time trend analysis among populations at direct or high risk of exposure.

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