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Hepatitis B Testing Should Be Done Before and During Hepatitis C Treatment

People considering treatment for hepatitis C should first be tested for hepatitis B virus (HBV) and monitored throughout therapy, as successful elimination of hepatitis C virus (HCV) can reactivate HBV and potentially worsen liver disease, according to recent updates to American and European hepatitis C treatment guidelines.


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AASLD Issues Updated Practice Guidelines for Management of Chronic Hepatitis B

The American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) published a revised version of its "Practice Guidelines for Management of Chronic Hepatitis B" in the September 2009 issue of Hepatology. Key changes are new recommendations for first-line and second-line antiviral therapy, reflecting the latest research on hepatitis B virus (HBV) treatment and the recent approval of tenofovir (Viread) for this indication.

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