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Viral Hepatitis Surveillance – United States, 2012

Viral Hepatitis Surveillance – United States, 2011

Viral Hepatitis Surveillance – United States, 2010

Viral Hepatitis Surveillance – United States, 2009

Surveillance Data for Acute Viral Hepatitis – United States, 2008

Surveillance for Acute Viral Hepatitis --- United States, 2007 [PDF - 32 pages]
MMWR 2009;58(SS-3)

 

Healthcare Related Outbreaks Reported to CDC

Hepatitis B and C Outbreaks Related to Healthcare Reported to CDC

 

Surveillance Guidelines and Forms

Guidelines for Viral Hepatitis Surveillance and Case Management

Viral Hepatitis Surveillance Report Form [PDF - 7 pages]
This form (finalized in September 2013) is to serve as a guide for surveillance and is based on CSTE recommendations.

Hepatitis Case Record Form [PDF - 2 pages]
National Electronic Telecommunications System for Surveillance

 

Disease Burden from Viral Hepatitis A, B, and C in the United States

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Hepatitis A


Reported Acute (New) Cases of
Hepatitis A Virus (HAV)
Estimated Actual New Cases of
HAV (range) in 2011*
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2011 (estimated)*
4,488
3,579
2,979
2,585
1,987
1,670
1,398
2,700 (1,650- 4,370)

* Actual acute cases estimated to be 2.0 times the number of reported cases in any year

Est. No. of Chronic Cases
In the United States
No. of Death Certificates listing
HAV as a Cause of Death, 2010*
No chronic infections
95

* Underlying or contributing cause of death in most recent year available (2010)

Incidence of Hepatitis A, by year United States, 1980-2011

 

Hepatitis B


Reported Acute (New) Cases of
Hepatitis B Virus (HBV)
Estimated Actual New Cases of
HBV (range) in 2011*
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2011 (estimated)*
5,494
4,758
4,519
4,033
3,374
3,350
2,890
18,800(7,400- 86,200)

* Actual acute cases estimated to be 6.5 times the number of reported cases in any year

Est. No. of Chronic Cases
In the United States
No. of Death Certificates listing
HBV as a Cause of Death, 2010*
800,000- 1.4 million
1,792

* Underlying or contributing cause of death in most recent year available (2010)

Incidence of Acute Hepatitis B, by year United States, 1980-2011

 

Hepatitis C


Reported Acute (New) Cases of
Hepatitis C Virus (HCV)
Estimated Actual New Cases of
HCV (range) in 2011*
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2011 (estimated)*
694
802
849
878
781
853
1,229
16,500 (7,200- 43,400)

* Actual acute cases estimated to be 13.4 times the number of reported cases in any year

Est. No. of Chronic Cases
In the United States
No. of Death Certificates listing
HCV as a Cause of Death, 2010*
2.7- 3.9 million
16,627†

* Underlying or contributing cause of death in most recent year available (2010)
†Current information indicates these represent a fraction of deaths attributable in whole or in part to chronic hepatitis C

Incidence of acute Hepatitis C, by year United States, 2002-2011

 
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