An algorithm for risk assessment and intervention of mother to child transmission of hepatitis B virus.

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BACKGROUND & AIMS Despite immunoprophylaxis, mother to child transmission (MTCT) of hepatitis B virus (HBV) still occurs in infants born to hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg)-positive mothers. We analyzed methods of risk assessment and interventions for MTCT. METHODS We reviewed 63 articles and abstracts published from 1975-2011 that were relevant to… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.cgh.2011.10.041

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