According to the WHO, which individuals with hepatitis B (HBV) (Hep B) infection do not meet the criteria for antiviral therapy?

Updated: Aug 01, 2018
  • Author: Nikolaos T Pyrsopoulos, MD, PhD, MBA, FACP, AGAF; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Those who do not yet meet the criteria for antiviral therapy. Such individuals are those with intermittently abnormal ALT levels or HBV DNA levels that fluctuate between 2,000 IU/mL and 20,000 IU/mL (where HBV DNA testing is available), as well as HBV/HIV-coinfected persons.


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