Evaluation of Paternal, Maternal and Obstetric Factors Leading to the Hepatitis B Immunization Failure in Hong Kong

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The University of Hong Kong (HKU)

Status

Completed

Conditions

Hepatitis B Infection

Study type

Observational

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT02443233
UW 13-270

Details and patient eligibility

About

Globally, hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is the most common form of chronic hepatitis. There are still a lot of uncertainties on how infants acquired HBV leading to the development of chronic HBV infection despite active and passive immunoprophylaxis. The investigators would like to carry out a prospective study to answer the following questions: the paternal, maternal and obstetric factors leading to immunoprophylaxis failure the prevalence of immunoprophylaxis failure in Hong Kong

Enrollment

750 patients

Sex

All

Ages

18+ years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • All women age ≥ 18 years
  • Maternal or paternal hepatitis B carrier

Exclusion criteria

  • Couples will be excluded if female partners of paternal hepatitis B carrier were occult carrier
  • Plan to deliver in other units

Trial design

750 participants in 2 patient groups

Maternal hepatitis B carrier
Paternal hepatitis B carrier

Trial contacts and locations

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