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Welcome to HCSP hepatitis B Fact Sheet Web page. The three different types of fact sheets are geared towards different audiences depending on their need or requirement for information. The Fact Sheets range from short, easy to understand, but relevant information to the more technical aspects of hepatitis B.

 

Hepatitis B

Easy B's (English)

Hepatitis B Basics

HBV Fact Series (English)

FDA Package Inserts

 

Guides
PDF A Basic Guide to Hepatitis B
PDF A Guide to Hepatitis and Disability

 

General Information
PDF A Simple Guide to Reading an Abstract
PDF Frequently Asked Questions about Hepatitis B
PDF Hepatitis A: What You Need to Know

 

Easy B's

General Information
PDF Acute Hepatitis B
PDF Chronic Hepatitis B
PDF What is Hepatitis A?
PDF What is Hepatitis B?
PDF HBV - HCV Coinfection
PDF 100 Infants
PDF 100 Adults
PDF The Liver
PDF Whom Should I Tell?


Diagnostic Tools & Markers
PDF What Is AFP?
PDF What Is Alt?
PDF What Do Antigens & Antibodies Mean?
PDF HBeAg-Negative Hepatitis B
PDF What Is the "e" antigen (HBeAG)?
PDF What is an HBV Genotype?
PDF Liver Biopsy
PDF What is HBV Viral Load?

Disease Management
PDF Hepatitis B and Alcohol
PDF What is Cirrhosis?
PDF Diet
PDF Feeling Tired
PDF Liver Cancer

Staying Healthy
PDF Top 10 Healthy Habits
PDF Herbs
PDF The Immune System
PDF Natural and Alternative Medicine
PDF Sleep
PDF Vibrio

Transmission/Prevention
PDF HBV Transmission and Prevention
PDF Gay Men, Sex & HBV
PDF Hygiene Items & HBV
PDF Mother-to-Child Transmission
PDF Needle Exchange
PDF Piercing & HBV
PDF Sex and Hepatitis B
PDF Hepatitis B & Tattoos
PDF Hepatitis & Tattoos Website


Treatment
PDF Hepatitis B Treatment
PDF What Are Antivirals?
PDF What Is Pegylated Interferon?
PDF Help with Medicines
PDF Medication Guide
PDF Taking HBV Medicines


Hepatitis B Basics Series

PDF Antigen and Antibody Tests
PDF Liver Biopsy
PDF HBV Drug Resistance
PDF HBV and Tattoos
PDF Monitoring HBV
PDF Patient Assistance Programs
PDF Pegylated Interferon: Managing Side Effects
PDF What Are Fibrosis and Cirrhosis?

 

HBV Fact Series

General Information
PDF HBV: What is Acute Hepatitis B?
PDF Hepatitis B: The Basics
PDF Stress and the Liver
PDF Testing Positive for Hepatitis B: Now What?

Diagnostic Tests
PDF HBV: How to Interpret (and Understand) Your Liver Tests
PDF HBV: How to Interpret Hepatitis B Antibody & Viral Tests
PDF HBV: Liver Biopsy
PDF HBV: Grading and Staging a Liver Biopsy
PDF What Is HBV DNA and How Is It Measured?

Education and Support
PDF When to Disclose Your HBV Infection
PDF How to Tell Children They Have Hepatitis
PDF Getting Disability Benefits under Social Security

HBV Disease Management
PDF How Frequently to Monitor Your Hepatitis B

HBV Transmission / Prevention
PDF HBV: Preventing Hepatitis B at Home and in Personal Care Settings
PDF HBV: Preventing Mother-to-Child Hepatitis B Infection
PDF What Are the Occupational Risks of Hepatitis B?

HBV Treatment
PDF How to Evaluate a Clinical Trial
PDF Managing HBV Treatment Side Effects
PDF What Happens When Drug Resistance Develops?
PDF When Is Treatment Needed?
PDF Which Hepatitis B Drug Treatment to Use First
PDF Pregnancy Drug Categories
PDF Reporting Drug Side Effects
PDF Tips for Lowering Prescription Drug Costs

Package Inserts
PDF Baraclude (entecavir) Package Insert

PDF Hepsera (adefovir) Package Insert
PDF Intron A Package Insert
PDF Lamivudine (epivir) Package Insert
PDF Pegasys Package Insert
PDF Tyzeka (telbivudine) Package Insert
PDF Viread (tenofovir) Package Insert

 

PDF CDC Guidance for Evaluating Health-Care Personnel for Hepatitis B Virus Protection and for Administering Postexposure Management

 

PDF U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement for Hepatitis B NEW

 

PDF AASLD PRACTICE GUIDELINES
Chronic Hepatitis B: Update 2009

 



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