Williams, Stephanie; Vally, Hassan; Fielding, James E; Cowie, Benjamin
Objective: To describe the epidemiology and assess the quality of the Victorian chronic hepatitis B (CHB) surveillance data in light of revised recommendations for the management of people with CHB infection published by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Methods: Records of confirmed non-acute hepatitis B cases notified from 1998-2008 were extracted from the Victorian Notifiable Infectious Diseases Surveillance database. Age-standardised notification rates were calculated using population...[Show more]
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