Mara Dinsmoor

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Hepatitis B

HEPATITIS B IN PREGNANCY 1. What every clinician should know Pregnant women are routinely screened for hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg). Approximately 1% will screen positive. A majority of those who test positive are chronic carriers of hepatitis B. Hepatitis B may be acquired vertically (from an infected mother), via sexual transmission from an infected…

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