Prevention of hepatitis B virus infection.

  title={Prevention of hepatitis B virus infection.},
  author={Frank J. Mahoney and Brian T Burkholder and Christine C Matson},
  journal={American family physician},
  volume={47 4},
Hepatitis B virus infection is the most important cause of acute and chronic liver disease worldwide. The Immunization Practices Advisory Committee has proposed a comprehensive strategy to eliminate the transmission of hepatitis B virus in the United States. The three phases of this strategy are prevention of perinatal transmission of the hepatitis B virus… CONTINUE READING