Ante-natal screening and post-natal follow-up of hepatitis B in the West Midlands of England.

@article{Bhattacharya2008AntenatalSA,
  title={Ante-natal screening and post-natal follow-up of hepatitis B in the West Midlands of England.},
  author={Sharbani Bhattacharya and Kelly O'Donnell and Timothy Dudley and Ann Kennefick and Hany Osman and Elizabeth Boxall and david. mutimer},
  journal={QJM : monthly journal of the Association of Physicians},
  year={2008},
  volume={101 4},
  pages={307-12}
}
BACKGROUND We established at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham a post-natal follow-up care service for hepatitis B virus (HBV) positive women diagnosed through ante-natal screening. AIM Virological and clinical follow-up of HBsAg positive mothers detected through ante-natal screening in Birmingham. DESIGN Retrospective observational study. METHOD We evaluated 117 post-natal mothers with chronic HBV infection between April 2003 and December 2006. Patients were first seen at least 3… CONTINUE READING

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