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Hepatitis B Virus Infection: Screening, 2014

Release Date: May 2014

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 Recommendation and Evidence

PopulationRecommendationGrade
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Persons at High Risk for Infection

The USPSTF recommends screening for hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in persons at high risk for infection.

B

Related Information for Health Professionals

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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: May 2014

Internet Citation: Final Update Summary: Hepatitis B Virus Infection: Screening, 2014. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. September 2016.
https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/UpdateSummaryFinal/hepatitis-b-virus-infection-screening-2014

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