Consideration Whether Hepatitis B Exists in Children Whose Mothers Suffer from Chronic Hepatitis B and These Mothers in Gestational Age


YILDIZ İ. E. , Tosun S., ŞEN S., Altunal L. N. , Ugurlu K., Bahsi A.

VIRAL HEPATIT DERGISI-VIRAL HEPATITIS JOURNAL, vol.26, no.3, pp.124-130, 2020 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/vhd.galenos.2020.2020.0006
  • Title of Journal : VIRAL HEPATIT DERGISI-VIRAL HEPATITIS JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.124-130

Abstract

Objectives: Perinatal and intrauterine transmission of the hepatitis B virus (HBV) represents a major factor, leading to the development of chronic infection. This study aimed to explore the status of mothers and their children for hepatitis B (HB) infection during pregnancy and childhood, and whether active and passive immunoprophylaxis was administered to infants shortly after birth.