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 (ESCI) identifier


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.