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Hepatitis B is a viral infection that attacks the liver and can cause both acute and chronic disease.


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Hepatitis B Surface Antigen (HBsAg) is a protein on the surface of the hepatitis B virus. It can be detected in the blood during acute or chronic hepatitis B virus infection.


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Hepatitis B Vaccine What You Need to Know Why get vaccinated? Hepatitis B is a serious disease that affects the liver. It is caused by the hepatitis B virus.


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2 Billion People have been infected with Hepatitis B Worldwide. The Hepatitis B Foundation is working on every front to improve the lives of people living with hepatitis B.


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Hepatitis B vaccine is a vaccine that prevents hepatitis B. The first dose is recommended within 24 hours of birth with either two or three more doses given after that. This includes those with poor immune function such as from HIV/AIDS and those born premature.


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Viral hepatitis is the most common type of hepatitis worldwide. Viral hepatitis is caused by five different viruses (hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E). Hepatitis A and hepatitis E behave similarly: they are both transmitted by the fecal–oral route, are more common in developing countries, and are self-limiting illnesses that do not lead to chronic ...


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Hepatitis B is a serious liver disease caused by a virus. You can get infected with hepatitis B if you have contact with an infected person's blood or other body fluids.


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Hepatitis B (HBV) tests may be ordered when someone has signs and symptoms associated with acute hepatitis to determine if they are due to infection with HBV.


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WebMD looks at the cause, symptoms, treatment, and prevention of hepatitis B.


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Collected resources and information for hepatitis b disease and vaccination: Access the latest recommendations, news, information, and resources from IAC, government agencies, professional journals, and other organizations in one spot on immunize.org.