When is retreatment of nucleos(t)ide analog (NA) for hepatitis B (HBV) (Hep B) recommended by the WHO?

Updated: Aug 01, 2018
  • Author: Nikolaos T Pyrsopoulos, MD, PhD, MBA, FACP, AGAF; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Owing to the risk of relapse after discontinuation of NA therapy, the WHO recommends retreatment in the setting of consistent signs of reactivation (positive HBsAg or HBeAg, increasing ALT levels, or redetectable HBV DNA) (where HBV DNA testing is available).


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