Perinatal transmission of hepatitis B virus: an Australian experience

Sandra C Thompson
Med J Aust 2009; 191 (6): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2009.tb02828.x
Published online: 21 September 2009

To the Editor: Wiseman and colleagues reported the 9-month virological follow-up of babies born to pregnant women attending urban antenatal clinics who tested positive for hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg).1 Evaluation of outcomes is vital to determine implementation and effectiveness of current policy.

  • Sandra C Thompson

  • Centre for International Health, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, WA.



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