38. Management of Recipients of Hepatitis B Core Antibody-Positive Donor Organ

  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.ch38

The AST Handbook of Transplant Infections

The AST Handbook of Transplant Infections

How to Cite

Doucette, K. E. (2011) Management of Recipients of Hepatitis B Core Antibody-Positive Donor Organ, in The AST Handbook of Transplant Infections (eds D. Kumar and A. Humar), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444397949.ch38

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:

  • management of recipients of hepatitis B core antibody-positive donor organ;
  • hepatitis B core antibody-positive donor;
  • liver recipient–regardless of recipient serology;
  • non-hepatic organ recipient;
  • high risk of primary HBV infection;
  • non-hepatic organ recipient;
  • recipient immune (anti-HBs-positive);
  • recipient non-immune (anti-HBs-negative);
  • hepatitis B surface antibody;
  • HBsAg, hepatitis B surface antigen