Hepatitis B is a viral disease characterized by liver disorders. The causative agent of this disease is the HBV virus, a virus that is transmitted mainly through body fluids.
The hepatitis B virus can be eliminated from the male semen by washing it, reducing the risk of transmission, however, what happens when it is the woman who presents chronic hepatitis B?
In the case of the woman, it is necessary to determine the viral load in order to decide whether the assisted reproduction technique can be performed or whether the viral load must be reduced first.
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By Isabel Herrera Meriño M.D. (fertility specialist), Marta Barranquero Gómez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Sara Salgado B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist) and Cristina Algarra Goosman B.Sc., M.Sc. (psychologist).
Last Update: 01/20/2022