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CDC: Recommendations on the Use of Heplisav-B Published

CDC: Recommendations on the Use of Heplisav-B Published

Benefits of protection with 2 doses administered over 1 month make the vaccine an important option for prevention of HBV.

Case Report: Nephrotic Syndrome and Chronic HCV in a 72-Year-Old Woman

A 72-year-old Japanese woman with a 40-year history of lupus nephritis presented with leg edema that had lasted for several weeks.

More Comprehensive HDV Surveillance Needed in High-Risk Individuals

Future studies might focus on the use of electronic medical record warning systems or other prompts to improve diagnostic test use in at-risk individuals.

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Missed blood test results

Missed blood test results

A patient's positive hepatitis B results were overlooked for 7 years.

A case of G6PD deficiency

A case of G6PD deficiency

Patients with G6PD should avoid triggers of oxidative stress.

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