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Hepatitis B is one of the most easily
spread (contagious) forms of
viral hepatitis, which include hepatitis A, B, C, D,
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
(2012). Hepatitis B FAQs
for health professionals. Available online:
American Academy of Pediatrics (2009). Hepatitis B. In
LK Pickering et al., eds., Red Book: 2009 Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases, 28th ed., pp. 337–356. Elk Grove Village, IL: American
Academy of Pediatrics.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerKathleen Romito, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerW. Thomas London, MD - Hepatology
Current as ofNovember 14, 2014
Current as of:
November 14, 2014
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & W. Thomas London, MD - Hepatology
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