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Fatal hepatitis B in infant born to a HBsAg carrier with HBeAb.
  1. C I Ewing,
  2. D C Davidson


    Fulminant hepatic failure occurred in an 11 week old baby of a Caucasian mother who was hepatitis B surface antigen positive, B e antigen negative, and B e antibody positive. Infants of hepatitis B e antigen positive mothers receive immunoprophylaxis against hepatitis, unlike those born to mothers who are B e antibody positive.

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