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Prevalence of Australia Antigen (HBsAg) in Institutionalised Patients with Psychosis

  • S. Chaudhury (a1), S. Chandra (a2) and M. Augustine (a3)


In a study of 100 institutionalised patients with psychosis and an equal number of age- and sex-matched healthy controls from the same regional background, the prevalence of Australia antigen (HBsAg) was 11 and 2, respectively. Institutionalised psychotic patients are a high-risk group for hepatitis B virus infection.


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Prevalence of Australia Antigen (HBsAg) in Institutionalised Patients with Psychosis

  • S. Chaudhury (a1), S. Chandra (a2) and M. Augustine (a3)
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