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Hepatitis B (cont.)

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Author: Mary D. Nettleman, MD, MS, MACP. Professor and Chair. Department of Medicine, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University

Editor: Bhupinder Anand, MD, Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Baylor University College of Medicine


Centers for Disease Prevention and Control. Disease Burden from Viral Hepatitis A, B, and C in the United States.

Previous contributing authors and editors: Author: Sandeep Mukherjee, MD, MB, BCh, Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Nebraska Medical Center. Editors: Simmy Bank, MD, MB, ChB, Chair, Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Long Island Jewish Hospital, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Mary L Windle, Pharm D, Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy; Pharmacy Editor,, Inc

Last Editorial Review: 10/13/2010

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In 1965, Blumberg et al reported the discovery of the hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg), also known as Australia antigen, and its antibody, hepatitis B surface antibody (HBsAb).

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