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Analysis of Trends Over Time of Hepatitis Related Incidence in Panama

2014-08-27 03:12:18 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to analyze the incidence of baseline hepatitis related outcomes (viral hepatitis A and unspecified viral hepatitis) together with the current frequency of the same outcome after introduction of Havrix™ in Panama.

Description

In this study, systematic review of the databases of epidemiologic surveillance system (Ministry of Health), for hepatitis related outcomes will be performed. The analysis will be performed by age group, years and country region.

Study Design

Time Perspective: Retrospective

Conditions

Hepatitis

Intervention

Epidemiologic Surveillance System of the Ministry of Health of Panama

Location

GSK Investigational Site
Clayton
Panamá
Panama

Status

Recruiting

Source

GlaxoSmithKline

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:12:18-0400

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