22. Hepatitis B

  1. Deepali Kumar MD, MSc, FRCPC and
  2. Atul Humar MD, MSc, FRCPC
  1. Karen E. Doucette MD, MSc (Epi), FRCPC

Published Online: 5 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444397949.ch22

The AST Handbook of Transplant Infections

The AST Handbook of Transplant Infections

How to Cite

Doucette, K. E. (2011) Hepatitis B, in The AST Handbook of Transplant Infections (eds D. Kumar and A. Humar), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444397949.ch22

Editor Information

  1. Transplant Infectious Diseases, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

Author Information

  1. Division of Infectious Diseases, Transplant Infectious Diseases Fellowship, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 13 MAY 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470658277

Online ISBN: 9781444397949

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Keywords:

  • hepatitis;
  • hepatitis B management in hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg)-positive recipients;
  • liver transplant candidate/recipient (HBsAg);
  • non-hepatic transplant candidate/recipient (HBsAg);
  • hepatitis B management in anti-HBc-positive, HBsAg-negative - anti-HBs-positive or -negative recipients;
  • liver transplant recipient (anti-HBc+/HBsAg−);
  • non-hepatic transplant recipient (anti-HBc+/HBsAg−);
  • no additional testing - or therapy needed pre-transplant;
  • determining anti-HBs status;
  • hepatitis B core antibody

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Hepatitis B management in hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg)-positive recipients

  • Hepatitis B management in anti-HBc-positive, HBsAg-negative, anti-HBs-positive or -negative recipients