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Recommendations for Prevention and Control of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Infection and HCV-Related Chronic Disease

Hepatitis C-related Guidelines

MMWR 2010;59(RR-12) - Includes a chapter on Hepatitis C

Updated U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines for the Management of Occupational Exposures to HBV, HCV, and HIV and Recommendations for Post-exposure Prophylaxis [PDF - 67 pages]
MMWR 2001;50(RR-11)

Recommendations for Preventing Transmission of Infections Among Chronic Hemodialysis Patients [PDF - 63 pages]
MMWR 2001;50(RR-5)

1999 USPHS/IDSA Guidelines for the Prevention of Opportunistic Infections in Persons Infected with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) [PDF - 82 pages]
MMWR 1999;48(RR-10)

Occupational Exposure

Management of Occupational Exposures to HBV, HCV, and HIV and Recommendations for Postexposure Prophylaxis
MMWR 2001;56(RR-11)

National Clinicians Post-Exposure Prophylaxis Hotline (PEPline)
Hotline providing clinicians with 24-hour guidance on managing occupational exposures to HIV, viral hepatitis, and other bloodborne pathogens

Clinical Guidelines

NIH Consensus Statement: Management of Hepatitis C: 2002 Link external to CDC. See the legend on right-hand side. Also the 'Policies' link in page footer and subsequent 'Website Exit Notification/Disclaimer' link. Print version [PDF - 52 pages]
National Institutes of Health, 2002

Diagnostic Tools

Online Serology Training - Hepatitis A–E

Recommended Testing Sequence for Identifying Current Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Infection
Color [PDF - 1 page]

Interpretation of Results of Tests for Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Infection and Further Actions
Color [PDF - 1 page]