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Alberta Blood-borne Pathogens Surveillance Report 2003

Creator: Alberta Health and Wellness

Geography: North America, Canada, Alberta

Categories: Infectious Diseases, STI/HIV/AIDS

Tags: blood-borne pathogens, hepatitis, hepatitis

Date: 2003

URL: http://www.health.alberta.ca/documents/BBP-Surveillance-2003.pdf

Annotation:

PDF, report = 72 pages, appendices = 41 pages.

“This report contains data on selected blood-borne pathogen infections in Alberta. Pathogens studied include HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus), HCV (hepatitis C virus), and HBV (hepatitis B virus; we report only acute HBV infections with the exception of HBV prenatal screening data, which include both acute and chronic cases). Measures are based on newly reported cases of infection per year, up to 2001.”