Hepatitis B in northwest Russia and the Nordic and Baltic countries: recent trends and prevention activities

Publié le 1 Janvier 2005
Mis à jour le 10 septembre 2019

Hepatitis B is a notifiable disease in all the Baltic and Nordic countries, and in northwest Russia. Iceland and Estonia, however, do not have systems to separate acute infections from a chronic carrier state. The other countries in the region are able to distinguish and report the two forms of the disease separately. In northwest Russia, chronic hepatitis B patients and hepatitis B carriers are reported separately. All the countries report only laboratory confirmed cases. (Introduction)

Auteur : Blystad H, Blad L, Tulisov A, Aavitsland P
Eurosurveillance. European communicable disease quarterly, 2005, vol. 10, n°. 1-3, p. 64-5