Epidemiology, Transmission, and Prevention Issues:  Studies that look at how hepatitis B is transmitted sexually and from mother-to-child, how it is prevented through immunization and use of HBIG, and which populations are at high risk of hepatitis B.

 

Disease Awareness

·        523. How Much Do People with Hepatitis B Know About Their Illness? A cross-sectional survey at a tertiary hospital hepatology clinic (Updated Nov 1)

 

General

·        827. Perinatal Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus: Viral load and HBeAg status are significant risk factors

·        839. Identifying Transmission Pairs in Hepatitis B Source and Contact Tracing: Agreement of epidemiological and phylogenetic analysis in the multi-ethnic community of Rotterdam (2002-2005)

·        853. Estimated Prevalence of Chronic Hepatitis B (CHB) in Foreign-Born (FB) Persons Living in the United States (US) by Country/Region of Origin

·        865. Preference and Non-preference Based Measures of Quality of Life in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis B

·        878. Co-delivery of Hepatitis B Virus Surface Antigen and GM-CSF by Hydrogel Overcomes Non-responsiveness to Hepatitis B Vaccine Through Recruitment and Activation of Dendritic Cells

·        936. Hepatitis B Seroprevalence and Disease Characteristics in Asian Immigrants

·        941. Perception of Chronic Hepatitis B in Asian Communities of the United States

·        971. Evaluation and Management of Hepatitis B in Pregnancy: A Survey of AASLD Members

·        990. Epidemiology of Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) Infection in Luanda (Angola): Prevalence and Risk Factors

·        992. Enhanced Humoral Responses to Hepatitis B Surface Antigen in Newborns Who Recognise the Hepatocyte Receptor Rather Than the Albumin Binding Site after Vaccination with the Third Generation “Sci-B-Vac”-Vaccine

·        1093. Are There Any Differences in Quality of Life Between Chronic Hepatitis B Patients with Cirrhosis and Those Without? A Cross-sectional Study

·        1098. Prevalence of HBsAg in Pregnant Women in Picardy, France in 2006.

·        1101. Prevention of HBV Infection by GPs Among Migrant People in France

·        1107. A Novel Method for Reaching At Risk Populations in Community Outreach Hepatitis Screening Programs