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    Guideline No. 409: intrauterine fetal diagnostic testing in women with chronic viral infections

    J. obstet. gynaecol. Can; 42 (12), 2020
    This revised guideline provides updated information for the care of women with chronic viral infections who require intrauterine fetal diagnostic testing. Women with chronic viral infections who are pregnant or planning a pregnancy. Non-invasive screening tests for diagnosis: maternal serum placental ana...

    Prevention of mother-to-child transmission of hepatitis B virus: guidelines on antiviral prophylaxis in pregnancy

    WHO estimates that in 2015, 257 million people were living with chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection worldwide, and that 900 000 had died from HBV infection, mostly as a result of cirrhosis or hepatocellular carcinoma. Most HBV-associated deaths among adults are secondary to infections acquired at b...

    Recommendations for screening, monitoring, prevention, prophylaxis and therapy of hepatitis B virus reactivation in patients with haematologic malignancies and patients who underwent haematologic stem cell transplantation-a position paper

    Clin. microbiol. infect; 23 (12), 2017
    SCOPE: Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection reactivation is associated with high morbidity and mortality in patients with haematologic malignancy and/or haematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT). However, information on this issue is limited. The scope of this position paper is to provide recommendati...

    WHO guidelines on hepatitis B and C testing

    Testing and diagnosis of hepatitis B (HBV) and C (HCV) infection is the gateway for access to both prevention and treatment services, and is a crucial component of an effective response to the hepatitis epidemic. Early identification of persons with chronic HBV or HCV infection enables them to receive th...

    Guidance on prevention of viral hepatitis B and C among people who inject drugs

    The guidance is the first step in the provision of comprehensive guidance on viral hepatitis surveillance, prevention and treatment by the World Health Organization. The following recommendations are based on systematic reviews of scientific evidence, community values and preferences and implementation i...

    WHO best practices for injections and related procedures toolkit

    Medical treatment is intended to save life and improve health, and all health workers have a responsibility to prevent transmission of health-care associated infections. Adherence to safe injection practices and related infection control is part of that responsibility it protects patients and health work...