HBV

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AcronymDefinition
HBVHepatitis B Virus
HBVHolz Beton Verbund (German: Wood-Concrete Composite)
HBVHandel Banken und Versicherungen (Labor Union Trading, Banking, Insurance)
HBVHietsu Beach Volley (Finland)
HBVHealth-Based Value (safety measurement)
HBVHigh Biological Value
HBVHeterostructure Barrier Varactor
HBVHuman Behavioral Variables
HBVl'Harmonie Beaulieu-Vayrac
HBVHonor-Based Violence (form of domestic violence)
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Global epidemiology of hepatitis B virus infection: New estimates of age-specific HBsAg sero-prevalence and endemicity.
HBeAg and hepatitis B virus DNA as outcome predictors during therapy with peginterferon alfa-2a for HBeAg-positive chronic hepatitis B.
Vaccination of adults against hepatitis B virus is indicated, along with sexual education to decrease the incidence of hepatitis B which is found as common etiological agent in adults.
Hepatitis B virus DNA in patients with chronic liver disease and negative tests for hepatitis B surface antigen.
Hepatitis B virus is the most common cause for cirrhosis in China.
Material and Method: A total of 140 HIV seropositive patients were screened for the presence of Hepatitis B virus on the basis of the presence of HBsAg.
A positive hepatitis B surface antibody (HBsAb) test indicates that the patient is immune to the hepatitis B virus or to infection with the virus, either because of vaccination or because the patient gained immunity by recovering from an acute infection.
Spread of hepatitis B virus. The British Journal of Sport Medicine reported in its March issue that findings from a study of 70 male Olympic wrestlers indicate that hepatitis B virus is found in the sweat of infected individuals; thus, sweating might be a way that the virus could be passed between participants in contact sports.
Telbivudine is a single pill taken orally, once-a-day, with or without food to suppress replication of hepatitis B virus.
These exams involve routine clinical examination, routine biochemical testing, and determination of hepatitis A virus (HAV) and hepatitis B virus (HBV) serologic status.
(1,2) One form of VPH, hepatitis B virus (HBV), can cause chronic conditions, such as cirrhosis and chronic hepatitis, and can lead to liver cancer and death.
For the most part, however, you need to concern yourself only with hepatitis A virus, hepatitis B virus and hepatitis C virus-referred to as HAV, HBV and HCV respectively.
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