Hepatitis Delta Virus

  • Author: Mario Rizzetto, MD (More Info)
  • Editor In Chief: Stefan Zeuzem, MD
  • Last Reviewed: 6/1/18 (What's New)

Summary

  • Vaccination against HBV is effective prophylaxis against HDV
  • Carriers of HBsAg should be informed of the risk of superinfection from carriers coinfected with HDV and educated about preventative practices

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