HBV age reverse correlation

The younger someone is when infected with hepatitis B virus, the more likely they are to become chronic carriers, putting them at dramatically increased risk for liver cancer.

Percent of persons becoming HBsAg carriers at various ages of infection in Beasley’s Taiwan incidence studies. Graph: Beasley, 2009 (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19344859)

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