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Hepatitis B Virus Infection in Pregnant Women: Screening

Release Date: July 2019

Recommendation Summary

Recommendation Summary

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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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To read the recommendation statement in JAMA, select here.

To read the evidence summary in JAMA, select here.

Clinical Summary

Clinical summaries are one-page documents that provide guidance to primary care clinicians for using recommendations in practice.

This summary is intended for use by primary care clinicians.

 
Current as of: July 2019

Internet Citation: Final Update Summary: Hepatitis B Virus Infection in Pregnant Women: Screening. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. July 2019.
https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/UpdateSummaryFinal/hepatitis-b-virus-infection-in-pregnant-women-screening?ds=1&s=hep b

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