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HBV vaccination and PMTCT as elimination tools in the presence of HIV: insights from a clinical cohort and dynamic model

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Background: Sustainable Development Goals set a challenge for the elimination of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection as a public health concern by the year 2030. Deployment of a robust prophylactic vaccine and enhanced interventions for prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT) are cornerstones of elimination strategy. However, in light of the estimated global burden of 290 million cases, enhanced efforts are required to underpin optimisation of public health strategy.... Expand abstract
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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12916-019-1269-x

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
NDM Experimental Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS Division
Department:
Zoology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Paediatrics
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
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BMC Medicine Journal website
Volume:
17
Article number:
43
Publication date:
2019-02-21
Acceptance date:
2019-01-18
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1741-7015
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uuid:6d3d6981-8469-40d2-a973-dc9d746c8879
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pubs:965436
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2019-01-21

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