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Hepatitis B in Pregnant Women: Screening

Release Date: June 2009

This topic is in the process of being updated. Please go to the Update in Progress section to see the latest documents available.

Recommendation Summary

Summary of Recommendations

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Pregnant Women

The USPSTF recommends screening for hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in pregnant women at their first prenatal visit.

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Clinical Summary

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Current as of: July 2015

Internet Citation: Final Update Summary: Hepatitis B in Pregnant Women: Screening. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. July 2015.
https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/UpdateSummaryFinal/hepatitis-b-in-pregnant-women-screening

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