The use of lamivudine for patients with acute hepatitis B (a series of cases).

Abstract

There are limited data on the use of lamivudine for patients with severe forms of acute hepatitis B. We report our experience with the use of lamivudine in six patients with acute HBV infection. Lamivudine was justified by disease severity for four patients and by concerns about risk of chronicity for two patients. The diagnoses of the treated patients were… (More)

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@article{Kondili2004TheUO, title={The use of lamivudine for patients with acute hepatitis B (a series of cases).}, author={Loreta A Kondili and Husam Kamal Eldin Osman and David John Mutimer}, journal={Journal of viral hepatitis}, year={2004}, volume={11 5}, pages={427-31} }