Hepatitis B: sources and notes


- Chronic Hepatitis B, long-term care guide, HAS, October 2006.
- Biological Screening Strategies for Viral Hepatitis B and C, Recommendations in Public Health, HAS, March 2011.


Author: Sylvie Charbonnier.
Expert consultant: Professor Thierry Poynard, Head of Department of Hepatogastroenterology, Hospital Group Pitié Salpêtrière (Paris).

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