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Wilt TJ, Shamliyan T, Shaukat A, et al. Management of Chronic Hepatitis B. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (US); 2008 Oct. (Evidence Reports/Technology Assessments, No. 174.)

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Management of Chronic Hepatitis B.

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List of Acronyms and Abbreviations

AFPAlpha fetoprotein
AHRQAgency for Healthcare Research and Quality
ALTAlanine aminotransferase
ARDAbsolute risk difference
ASTAspartate aminotransferase
BCPBasal core promoter
BEHoLDBenefits of Entecavir for Hepatitis B Liver Disease
BMIBody mass index
CDCluster of differentiation
CHBChronic hepatitis B
CIConfidence interval
CKCreatine kinase
DNADeoxyribonucleic Acid
ELISAEnzyme-Linked ImmunoSorbent Assay
EPCEvidence-based practice center
FDAFood and Drug Administration
HAIHistological activity index
HBeAgHepatitis B “e” antigen
HbsAgHepatitis B surface antigen
HBVHepatitis B virus
HCCHepatocellular carcinoma
HCVHepatitis C virus
HDVHepatitis delta virus
HIVHuman immunodeficiency virus
HRHazard ratio
MACSMulticenter AIDS cohort study
MUMillion units
NIHNational Institutes of Health
PCPrecore
PCRPolymerase chain reaction
OROdds ratio
RCTRandomized controlled trial
RRRelative risk
RT-PCRReverse transcriptase - polymerase chain reaction
SDStandard deviation
TEPTechnical expert panel
ULNUpper limit of normal
WBCWhite blood cells

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