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Updated Estimate for Prevalence of Chronic Hepatitis B Among Foreign-Born Persons Living in United States by Country of Origin
  EASL 2020 Aug 27-29 virtual
Reported by Jules Levin
R. WONG1, C. BROSGART2, S. WELCH3, T. BLOCK4, M. CHEN3, C. COHEN5, R. KIM6, K. KOWDLEY7, A. LOK8, N. TSAI9, J. WARD10, S. WONG3, and R. GISH5 1Alameda Health System, Highland Hospital, Oakland, CA; 2UCSF; 3Plan A, Inc., Mountain View, CA; 4Baruch S. Blumberg Institute and Hepatitis B Foundation; 5Hepatitis B Foundation; 6Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA; 7Liver Care Network, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA; 8University of Michigan School of Medicine; 9University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI; 10Coalition for Global Hepatitis Elimination, Task Force for Global Health, Decatur, GA







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