This fact sheet summarizes up-to-date information on hepatitis B, an infection caused by a virus that can be transmitted by sexual exposure to blood or bodily fluids, injection drug use, and household contact with someone who has hepatitis B. The virus causes inflammation of the liver (hepatitis) and can ultimately cause chronic liver disease.
Date of Publication : 2016 (revised in 2022)
Catalogue No. : ATI-50255
Language : English
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