Screening recommendations for hepatitis B virus infection

Daihung Do, April W. Armstrong

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Abstract

Clinical Question What are the screening guidelines for hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection for asymptomatic, nonpregnant adolescents and adults in the United States? BOTTOM LINE Patients with a high risk of infection, such as those with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), who use injection drugs, or who live in a household where someone is infected with HBV; men who have sex with men; or patients who come from countries with a high prevalence of HBV infection, should be screened.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)565-566
Number of pages2
JournalJAMA Dermatology
Volume152
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2016
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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