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Outcomes of Infants Born to Women Infected With Hepatitis B
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Perinatal exposure is an important mode of hepatitis B virus (HBV) transmission, resulting in chronic disease in ∼90% of infected infants. Immunoprophylaxis recommended forExpand
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Hepatitis B vaccine response among infants born to hepatitis B surface antigen-positive women.
PURPOSE Annually, an estimated 25,000 infants are born to hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg)-positive women in the United States. Hepatitis B (HepB) vaccine and hepatitis B immune globulin (HBIG)Expand
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Characteristics of Pregnant Women With Hepatitis B Virus Infection in 5 US Public Health Jurisdictions, 2008-2012
Objective: We estimated the prevalence of hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg), a serologic marker of active hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection, among pregnant women, and estimated the proportionExpand
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Discrepant hepatitis B surface antigen results in pregnant women screened to identify hepatitis B virus infection.
OBJECTIVE To resolve discrepant hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) results for pregnant women screened for hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection. STUDY DESIGN A case was defined as discrepant HBsAgExpand
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