Clinical profile of hepatitis B virus chronic infection in patients of Brazilian liver reference units.

@article{JooGalizzi2010ClinicalPO,
  title={Clinical profile of hepatitis B virus chronic infection in patients of Brazilian liver reference units.},
  author={F Jo{\~a}oGalizzi and Ros{\^a}ngela Teixeira and Jos{\'e} Carlos Fonseca and Francisco Jos{\'e} Dutra Souto},
  journal={Hepatology international},
  year={2010},
  volume={4 2},
  pages={511-5}
}
PURPOSE To assess data about chronic forms of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in Brazilian reference units, the Brazilian Society of Hepatology (SBH) performed a survey, with its associates spread throughout the country. METHODS SBH members were contacted by electronic mail. They were asked for data from their liver units regarding chronically infected HBV patients between January 2005 and September 2007. All subjects with HBV surface antigenemia lasting more than 6 months were eligible… CONTINUE READING

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