Universal Hepatitis B Immunization

  title={Universal Hepatitis B Immunization},
  • Published 2006
In the United States 200 000 to 300 000 acute infections with hepatitis B virus (HBV) occur each year.1’2 More than one million persons in the United States have chronic HBV infection, and approximately 4000 to 5000 persons die each year from HBV-induced chronic liver disease and hepatocellular carcinoma. Although HBV infections occur during childhood and… CONTINUE READING