Hepatitis B

High Prevalence of Cirrhosis in Adults With Chronic HBV at a Safety-Net Hospital

High Prevalence of Cirrhosis in Adults With Chronic HBV at a Safety-Net Hospital

Investigators aimed to determine rates and predictors of cirrhosis and cirrhosis-related complications in patients with chronic hepatitis B infection.

Availability of Generic Antivirals for Hepatitis B Increasing

Availability of Generic Antivirals for Hepatitis B Increasing

Drop in median price of WHO-prequalified generic tenofovir from 208 to 32 from 2004 to 2016

Poor Adherence Contributes to Inadequate Uptake of Multidose Hepatitis Vaccine Schedules

Poor Adherence Contributes to Inadequate Uptake of Multidose Hepatitis Vaccine Schedules

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Adherence and completion to multidose vaccine schedules for hepatitis A, B, and A-B are low, thereby rendering vaccination ineffective.

Hepatitis B infection prevention: ACIP updated recommendations

Hepatitis B infection prevention: ACIP updated recommendations

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The Work Group who authored the new recommendations was made up of professionals from academic medicine, federal and state public health agencies, and medical societies.

Missed blood test results

Missed blood test results

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

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