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Title: Hepatitis B Remains Woefully Underdiagnosed
Post by: Hep Editors on August 07, 2020, 02:07:56 pm
More than four out of five people who are privately insured and living with hepatitis B virus (HBV) have not been diagnosed with the virus.

Eiichi Ogawa, MD, PhD, of Stanford University Medical Center, and colleagues analyzed data from the commercial U.S. Truven Health MarketScan Database to identify people with private health insurance who had been diagnosed with hep B. To estimate the number of people in the database who had the virus, the study authors relied on data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.