Rate of Chronicity and Time of Disappearance of HBsAg Following Acute Hepatitis B


KURUÜZÜM Z., Ozgenc O., Havuk A., Coskuner A., Art A., Celenkoglu N.

HEPATO-GASTROENTEROLOGY, vol.56, no.90, pp.466-469, 2009 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 56 Issue: 90
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Journal Name: HEPATO-GASTROENTEROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.466-469
  • Keywords: Acute hepatitis B, Rate of chronicity, HBsAg disappearance, ACUTE VIRAL-HEPATITIS, VIRUS-INFECTION, DISEASE, EPIDEMIOLOGY, ANTIGEN, ADULTS
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background/Aims: Chronic hepatitis B is associated with significantly increased risk of developing cirrhosis, and hepatocellular carcinoma. It's, therefore, important to understand the incidence and risk factors associated with chronicity following acute hepatitis B.