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poor hygeine, overcrowding

a

2

gay men and IVDU

a

3

in tropics

E

4

acute infection and clotted blood - gold top vacutainer

a

5

SPREAD from animals

e

6

immunocompromised can get acute infection

e

7

not age dependent

c

8

most common

c

9

investigate with reverse PCR

d

10

transmissoin is sex, mother to infant, blood

b

11

treatment is interferon

d

12

hep b s AG

currenty infected

13

hep b e ag

currently infected

14

hep b DNA

currently infected and increase liklihood of complications in those chronically infected

15

hep b IgM

acute infection

16

anti-hep B

indicated recovery and immunity (seen in those who have been vaccinated)

17

IgG

chronic infection