Hepatitis B screening must for pregnant women in Hyderabad:
- With maternal mortality back into focus following the recent deaths in Niloufer hospital, doctors warn that pregnant women should invariably undergo Hepatitis B test as the infection contributes to high morbidity and prenatal mortality

- Of the 7,000 odd pregnant women studied in Hyderabad in the last six months, it was found that a considerable number of women carry the Hepatitis B virus. City researchers point out that 20% to 70% of pregnant women with hepatitis B infection are at risk of death during delivery . Mortality can be avoided through proper screening during pregnancy . ..