Tools & Resources
Testing Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders for Hepatitis B
This two page fact sheet for health care providers on Hepatitis B and Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders outlines who should be tested and the recommended follow-up for a positive HbsAg.
Color [PDF- 2 pages]
Recommendations for Routine Testing and Vaccination for Chronic Hepatitis B virus Infection
This two-page table summarizes the CDC’s recommendations for testing for chronic hepatitis B including specific populations and a map of endemic countries. (MMWR, 2008;57(RR-8)
Color [PDF- 2 pages] Black-White [PDF- 2 pages]
Interpretation of Hepatitis B Serologic Test Results
This one page tool describes the four most common tests used in hepatitis B serologic testing and provides guidance to interpret different patterns of test results.
Summary Table: [PDF- 1 page]
The Pink Book - Epidemiology & Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases
Includes a description of the disease, pathogenesis, clinical features, laboratory diagnosis, medical management, epidemiology, risk factors, trends in the United States, vaccine details, vaccination schedule and use, contraindications and precautions to vaccination, adverse reactions following vaccination, vaccine storage and handling, and reference or publications.
Hepatitis B Chapter [PDF - 24 pages]
Recommendations for Identification and Public Health Management of Persons with Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection,
MMWR 2008;57(RR-8) [PDF - 28 pages]
A Comprehensive Immunization Strategy to Eliminate Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United States
For more information and resources on Hepatitis B for Health Professionals: http://www.cdc.gov/hepatitis/HBV/index.htm