Resources for Healthcare Professionals
The CDC now recommends anyone born between 1945 and 1965 to be tested at least once for hepatitis C. Click here for more information.
The USPSTF recommends screening for hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in persons at high risk for infection. The USPSTF also recommends offering one-time screening for HCV infection to adults born between 1945 and 1965. Click here for more information.
HIV and Viral Hepatitis Co-infection:
Recommendations for Routine Testing and Vaccination for Chronic Hepatitis B virus Infection
HBV Testing Algorithm for Healthcare Students and Staff
This resource from the Immunization Action Coalition (IAC) provides an algorithm to help providers, employers, and colleges properly manage healthcare workers and incoming healthcare students who did not receive post-vaccination testing after their hepatitis B vaccination series.
CDC Guidance for Evaluating Health-Care Personnel for Hepatitis B Virus Protection and for Administering Postexposure Management
Link to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report / Vol. 62 / No. 10 / December 20, 2013
Pregnancy and Hepatitis C Infection
(See "Pregnancy and HCV Infection" section at bottom of page)
(Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B Vaccination Recommendations)
Click here for all hepatitis related MMWR publications.
Prevention of Hepatitis A Through Active or Passive Immunization:
Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)
MMWR 2006;55(RR-7) [PDF - 30 pages]
Recommendations for Identification and Public Health Management of Persons with Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection
MMWR 2008;57(RR-8) [PDF - 28 pages]
Geographic Distribution of Chronic Hepatitis B virus (HBV) Infection
Worldwide, 2006 Map: [PDF- 1 page]
A Comprehensive Immunization Strategy to Eliminate Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United States
Part 1: Immunization of Infants, Children, and Adolescents
MMWR 2005;54(RR-16) [PDF - 39 pages]
Part 2: Immunization of Adults
MMWR 2006;55(RR-16) [PDF - 40 pages]
Recommendations for the Identification of Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection Among Persons Born During 1945–1965
MMWR 2012; Vol. 61 (RR-4) [PDF - 36 pages]
Recommendations for Prevention and Control of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Infection and HCV-Related Chronic Disease
MMWR 1998;47(RR-19) [PDF - 54 Pages]
Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines, 2010
MMWR 2010;59(RR-12) [PDF - 116 pages]