Scientific Review of Hepatitis B Virus (HBV)
Primary Uses or Exposures: HBV is a small DNA-enveloped virus that causes viral hepatitis. In 1992-93 U.S. surveillance studies, most cases resulted from heterosexual transmission (41%), followed by intravenous drug use (15%) and homosexual transmission (9%); however, 31% of HBV infections were not associated with any known risk factors.
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Meetings and Minutes from Review Groups
- Review Group 1 Review Summary Document for Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) (May 7, 2003
- Review Group 2 Review Summary Document for Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) (July 22, 2003)
- NTP Board of Scientific Counselors RoC Subcommittee Meeting (October 14, 2003)
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