Management of hepatitis B in pregnant women and infants: a multicentre audit from four London hospitals

@inproceedings{Godbole2013ManagementOH,
  title={Management of hepatitis B in pregnant women and infants: a multicentre audit from four London hospitals},
  author={Gauri S. Godbole and Dianne N Irish and Marina Basarab and Tabitha W Mahungu and Andrew Fox-Lewis and Claire Thorne and Michael Graham Jacobs and Geoffrey Dusheiko and William M Rosenberg and Deepak Suri and Andrew D Millar and Eleni Nastouli},
  booktitle={BMC pregnancy and childbirth},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Pregnant women with hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection can transmit the infection to their infants, screening of patients and appropriate interventions reduce vertical transmission. This audit was conducted to assess adherence to the national guidelines for management of HBV infection in pregnancy. METHODS A retrospective audit was conducted on pregnant women diagnosed with hepatitis B on screening in antenatal clinics, across four hospitals in London over 2 years (2009-2010). Data… CONTINUE READING
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