Final Recommendation Statement: Screening for Hepatitis B Virus Infection in Nonpregnant Adolescents and Adults
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released today a final Recommendation Statement on screening for hepatitis B virus infection in nonpregnant adolescents and adults. To view the recommendation and the evidence on which it is based, please go to http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Topic/recommendation-summary/hepatitis-b-virus-infection-screening-2014. A fact sheet that explains the final recommendation in plain language is available at http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/SupportingDoc/hepatitis-b-virus-infection-screening/hepbrecfact.pdf. The final Recommendation Statement can also be found in the May 27, 2014 online issue of Annals of Internal Medicine.
Internet Citation: Final Recommendation Statement: Screening for Hepatitis B Virus Infection in Nonpregnant Adolescents and Adults. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. May 2014.