The Importance of Antiviral Prophylaxis against Hepatitis B Virus in Patients under Immunosuppressive Therapy


AKSOY F. , KAYA S. , Karakoc H. N. , YILMAZ G. , Atalar S., Koksal I.

VIRAL HEPATIT DERGISI-VIRAL HEPATITIS JOURNAL, cilt.25, sa.2, ss.50-54, 2019 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 25 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2019
  • Doi Numarası: 10.4274/vhd.galenos.2019.2018.0027
  • Dergi Adı: VIRAL HEPATIT DERGISI-VIRAL HEPATITIS JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.50-54

Özet

Objectives: Immunosuppressive (IS) therapies present a risk of reactivation in patients with previous or known hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection and may cause mortality and morbidity. Before starting these therapies, patients should be tested for HBV serology and evaluated for antiviral therapy.