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Hepatitis B virus (HBV)

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Hepatitis B is a viral illness which can be acute or chronic and is generally spread through sexual contact with an infected person or by sharing needles, syringes, or other drug-injection equipment. Hepatitis B can also be passed from an infected mother to her baby at birth.

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Contacts

Stephanie Borchardt  
Wisconsin Division of Public Health 
Bureau of Communicable Diseases and Emergency Response
(Phone 608-266-9923)  (Fax 608-267-9493)
  

Anna Kocharian 
Wisconsin Division of Public Health 
Bureau of Communicable Diseases and Emergency Response
(Phone 608-266-8621)  (Fax 608-267-9493)

Last Revised: April 04, 2014