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World J Gastroenterol. Aug 21, 2011; 17(31): 3640-3644
Published online Aug 21, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i31.3640
A nested case-control study of maternal-neonatal transmission of hepatitis B virus in a Chinese population
Li-Zhang Chen, Wen-Qi Zhou, Shu-Shan Zhao, Zhi-Yu Liu, Shi-Wu Wen
Li-Zhang Chen, Wen-Qi Zhou, Shu-Shan Zhao, Shi-Wu Wen, School of Public Health, Central South University, Changsha 410078, Hunan Province, China
Shu-Shan Zhao, Eight-Year Program, Xiangya School of Medicine, Central South University, 410008 Changsha, Hunan Province, China
Zhi-Yu Liu, Maternal and Child Health Hospital of Hunan Province, Changsha 410008, Hunan Province, China
Shi-Wu Wen, The OMNI Research Group, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Ottawa, 501 Smyth Road, Box 241, Ottawa K1H 8L6, Canada
Shi-Wu Wen, Ottawa Health Research Institute Clinical Epidemiology Program, Canada; Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, K1H 8L6, Canada
Author contributions: Chen LZ designed research and wrote the paper; Zhou WQ, Zhao SS and Liu ZY performed research and analyzed data; Wen SW revised and participated in the editing of the manuscript; all authors read and approved the final manuscript.
Supported by Hunan Ministry of Science and Technology, No. 06FJ3177, China
Correspondence to: Dr. Li-Zhang Chen, School of Public Health, Central South University, 110 Xiangta Road, Changsha 410078, Hunan Province, China.
Telephone: +86-731-88836996 Fax: +86-731-88836162
Received: January 15, 2011
Revised: March 1, 2011
Accepted: March 8, 2011
Published online: August 21, 2011
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