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Normal on-Treatment ALT Linked to Reduced Hepatic Events in Hepatitis B

Normal on-Treatment ALT Linked to Reduced Hepatic Events in Hepatitis B

Patients with chronic hepatitis B have a lower risk of hepatic events if they achieve normal on-treatment ALT in the first 12 months of NA treatment.

CDC Issues Updated Advisory Regarding Outbreaks of Hepatitis A

Of the 2500 cases of hepatitis A infection reported between January 2017 and April 2018, 68% were among persons who reported drug use (injection and non-injection), homelessness, or both.

DAA Therapy May Improve Select Cognitive Domains in HCV-Infected Patients

Successful DAA therapy may lead to cognitive improvement in several domains in HCV-infected patients.

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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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