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serological markers of hepatitis b virus and certain other viruses in the population of eastern caprivi, namibia.serum samples from 475 male and 420 female subjects from the population of eastern caprivi, the north-easternmost territory in northern namibia, were examined for the presence of hepatitis b surface antigen (hbsag), antibodies to hbsag (anti-hbs) and hepatitis b core antigen (anti-hbc). there appeared to be a rapid acquisition of antibodies to the different markers in childhood, reaching maximum values in the 20-24 year age group. the prevalence rate for all markers was lower in eastern caprivi ...19912068734
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