USPSTF Released Final Recommendation Statement on Screening for Hepatitis B Virus Infection in Nonpregnant Adolescents and AdultsAgency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) sent this bulletin at 05/27/2014 09:00 AM EDT
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released today a final Recommendation Statement on screening for hepatitis B virus infection in nonpregnant adolescents and adults. To view the recommendation and the evidence on which it is based, please go tohttp://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/uspshepb.htm. A fact sheet that explains the final recommendation in plain language is available athttp://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf12/hepb/hepbrecfact.pdf. The final Recommendation Statement can also be found in the May 27, 2014 online issue of Annals of Internal Medicine.