Skip Page Header

Home > Hepatitis B in Ireland, 2017.

Health Protection Surveillance Centre. (2018) Hepatitis B in Ireland, 2017. Dublin: Health Protection Surveillance Centre.

[img]
Preview
PDF (Hepatitis B in Ireland, 2017) - Published Version
638kB

The number of notifications of hepatitis B increased by 9% in 2017 compared to 2016 (n=487). The vast majority of hepatitis B cases notified in Ireland are chronically infected, most of whom have migrated to Ireland from hepatitis B endemic countries. There were 31 acute cases (recent infections) notified in 2017. Most acute cases of hepatitis B in Ireland are sexually acquired.

Item Type
Report
Publication Type
Irish-related, Report
Drug Type
Substances (not alcohol/tobacco), Opioid
Intervention Type
Harm reduction
Date
2018
Pages
9 p.
Publisher
Health Protection Surveillance Centre
Corporate Creators
Health Protection Surveillance Centre
Place of Publication
Dublin
EndNote
Accession Number
HRB (Electronic Only)

Repository Staff Only: item control page