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This study was supported by Contract 200-2005-13434, TO#16, between the National Academy of Sciences and the Department of Health and Human Services (with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Office of Minority Health, and the Department of Veterans Affairs) and by the Task Force for Child Survival and Development on behalf of the National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the organizations or agencies that provided support for this project.

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Hepatitis and liver cancer : a national strategy for prevention and control of hepatitis B and C / Heather M. Colvin and Abigail E. Mitchell, editors ; Committee on the Prevention and Control of Viral Hepatitis Infections, Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice.

p. ; cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN 978-0-309-14628-9

1. Hepatitis B—United States. 2. Hepatitis C—United States. 3. Liver—Cancer—United States. I. Colvin, Heather M. II. Mitchell, Abigail E. III. Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on the Prevention and Control of Viral Hepatitis Infections. IV. Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice. V. National Academies Press (U.S.)

[DNLM: 1. Hepatitis B—complications—United States. 2. Hepatitis B—prevention & control—United States. 3. Hepatitis C—complications—United States. 4. Hepatitis C— prevention & control—United States. 5. Liver Neoplasms—prevention & control—United States. 6. Viral Hepatitis Vaccines—therapeutic use—United States. WC 536 H5322 2010]

RA644.H4H37 2010



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