Last updated on February 2019

Prevalence of Hepatitis B in Vall s Occidental. Observational Multicentric Study

Brief description of study

The aim of this study is to evaluate the prevalence of hepatitis B in Vallés Occidental. Also, describe the stage of the disease, and whether if they are under medical treatment or not.

Detailed Study Description

The hepatitis B virus ( HBV ) is a global health problem . It is estimated that in the world there are about 350-400 million carriers of HBV surface antigen ( HBsAg ) 1 . The prevalence in Spain is estimated at a 2-7 % and is considered a second intermediate prevalence. For over 20 years, has carried out a program of primary prevention through universal vaccination against hepatitis B including it in the childhood vaccination schedule and has already been observed that in some estudi3 the prevalence has declined . For this reason , we want to evaluate what is the currently prevalence in our area of influence. There aren't recent studies to assess what is the current status of these patients ( how many , what risk factors which needs of treatment and with answer ...)

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT02548325

Recruitment Status: Closed

Brief Description Eligibility Contact Research Team

Receive Emails About New Clinical Trials!

Sign up for our FREE service to receive email notifications when clinical trials are posted in the medical category of interest to you.