Compliance with antenatal screening for hepatitis B surface antigen carrier status in pregnant women and consecutive procedures in exposed newborns

@article{Beckers2004ComplianceWA,
  title={Compliance with antenatal screening for hepatitis B surface antigen carrier status in pregnant women and consecutive procedures in exposed newborns},
  author={Kirsten Beckers and Urs Beat Schaad and Ulrich Heininger},
  journal={European Journal of Pediatrics},
  year={2004},
  volume={163},
  pages={654-657}
}
The goal of this study was to determine compliance with official recommendations for prevention of perinatal hepatitis B virus transmission from hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) positive mothers to their offspring. All infants born to HBsAg positive mothers at the University Women’s Hospital in Basel, Switzerland, in 2001 were identified and post-exposure immunisations were analysed. In addition, detailed written information on subsequent hepatitis B immunisations was obtained from the… CONTINUE READING
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