Management of Hepatitis B Infection

  • Authors: Harry L. A. Janssen, MD, PhD; Milan J. Sonneveld, MD, PhD, MSc (More Info)
  • Editor In Chief: Stefan Zeuzem, MD
  • Last Reviewed: 5/25/18 (What's New)

Summary

  • International guidelines recommend treatment for patients with chronic HBV infection based on HBeAg status, serum HBV DNA level, ALT levels, and liver biopsy results (Table 1)[Terrault 2018; APASL HBV; EASL HBV]
    • The specific thresholds at which treatment is recommended vary by guideline

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