Guide to treatment for patients with chronic Hepatitis B

HBeAg Serum Viral Load (IU/mL) ALT Histology Treatment
POS >20,000 > 2 X ULN* Mod/severe YES
NEG >2,000 > 2 X ULN* - YES
NEG 2,000 – 20,000 1 -2 X ULN* Mod/severe YES
NEG/POS >2,000   Compensated cirrhosis YES
NEG/POS any   Decompensated cirrhosis YES

 

*ULN = upper limit of normal

Reference: Marugain RB, Garzon SG. World J Gastroenterology 2009:15;412-430

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