TITLE

Prevalence of and Risk Factors for Hepatitis B Viremia After Spontaneous Hepatitis B Surface Antigen Seroclearance in Hepatitis B Carriers

AUTHOR(S)
Chia-Ming Chu; Yun-Fan Liaw
PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
Clinical Infectious Diseases;1/1/2012, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p88
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In 118 previous hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) carriers, low-level hepatitis B (HBV) viremia persisted at a rate of 15%-20% for >10 years after HBsAg seroclearance. The frequency of HBV viremia was significantly (P = .002) lower in patients with anti-HBsAg seroconversion (6 of 69 [8.7%]) than in those without seroconversion (15 of 49 [30.6%]).
ACCESSION #
74614835

 

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