For Clinicians



Physician’s Guide to Hepatitis B
The 2012 edition of this popular handbook features new updates to provide physicians with the latest information on the incidence, transmission, detection, prevention, and management of HBV infection and liver cancer.

* 2012 Physician’s Guide to Hepatitis B




Recommendations and Reports

Combating the Silent Epidemic of Viral Hepatitis; Action Plan for the Prevention, Care & Treatment of Viral Hepatitis, 2011: U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

Hepatitis and Liver Cancer: A National Strategy for Prevention and Control of Hepatitis B and C2010: Institute of Medicine of the National Academies

Screening for Hepatitis B Virus Infection in Pregnancy: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Reaffirmation Recommendation Statement2009: US Preventive Services Task Force

Goals and Strategies to Address to Address Chronic Hepatitis B in Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Populations2008: US Office of Minority Health

Preventing Perinatal Hepatitis B: ACIP & CDC Guidelines for Labor and Delivery and Newborn Nursery Units2008: Santa Clara Department of Public Health and Asian Liver Center at Stanford University

CDC Expands Hepatitis B Testing Recommendations for Chemotherapy PatientsOctober 1, 2008: Asian Liver Center, CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

Recommendations for Identification and Public Health Management of Persons with Chronic Hepatitis B Virus InfectionSeptember 19, 2008: CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

Characteristics of Persons with Chronic Hepatitis B – San Francisco, CA, 2006May 11, 2007: CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report



Recent Publications

Destigmatizing Hepatitis B in the Asian American Community: Lessons Learned from the San Francisco Hep B Free Campaign. GJ Yoo, T Fang, J Zola, WM Dariotis. Journal of Cancer Education, July 2011.

Hepatitis B Among Pacific Islanders in Southern California: How is Health Information Associated with Screening and Vaccination? LM Takahashi, AJ Kim, L Sablan-Santos, LF Quitugua, and J Aromin, et al. Journal of Community Health, Feb 2010.

Hepatitis B in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area: An Integrated Programme to Respond to a Diverse Local Epidemic. RG Gish and SL Cooper. Journal of Viral Hepatitis, Dec 2010.

Hepatitis B and Hepatocellular Carcinoma Screening Among Asian Americans: Survey of Safety Net Healthcare Providers. M Khlalili, J Guy, A Yu, A li, N Diamond-Smith, S Stewart, M Chen Jr., Y Nguyen. Journal of Digestive Diseases Sciences, Nov 2010.

San Francisco Hep B Free: A Grassroots Community Coalition to Prevent Hepatitis B and Liver Cancer. MB Bailey, R Shiau, J Zola, SE Fernyak, T Fang, SKS So, ET Chang.  Journal of Community Health, Dec 2010.

Why We Should Routinely Screen Asian American Adults for Hepatitis B: A Cross Sectional Study of Asians in California. SY Lin, ET Chang, SKS So. Hepatology, Oct 2007. 

Cost Effectiveness of Screening and Vaccination Asian and Pacific Islander Adults for Hepatitis B. DW Hutton, D Tan, SKS So, ML Brandeau. Annals of Internal Medicine, Oct 2007.


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