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Management and Treatment Guidelines

CDC Guidance for Evaluating Health-Care Personnel for Hepatitis B Virus Protection and for Administering Post- exposure Management

Post-exposure prophylaxis, Hepatitis B
CDC Viral Hepatitis – Hepatitis B Information topic page for Postexposure Prophylaxis.

Post-exposure Prophylaxis to Prevent Hepatitis B Virus Infection
This report provides guidelines for management of persons with non-occupational exposure to hepatitis B virus (HBV) through a discrete, identifiable exposure to blood or body fluids.

Post-exposure prophylaxis (HIV and other bloodborne pathogens)
CDC HIV/AIDS topic page on Postexposure Prophylaxis resources and guidelines.

Infographic: Exposed to HIV? The clock is ticking! Take Action!

Updated CDC Recommendations for the Management of Hepatitis B Virus-Infected Health-Care Providers and Students [PDF - 321KB]
MMWR, July 6, 2012/61 (RR-3)
This report updates the 1991 CDC recommendations for the management of hepatitis B virus (HBV)–infected health-care providers and students to reduce risk for transmitting HBV to patients during the conduct of exposure-prone invasive procedures.

Recommendations for Postexposure Interventions to Prevent Infection with Hepatitis B Virus, Hepatitis C Virus, or Human Immunodeficiency Virus, and Tetanus in Persons Wounded During Bombings and Other Mass-Casualty Events - United States, 2008 [PDF - 605 KB]
MMWR, August 1, 2008/57 (RR-6)
This report outlines recommendations for postexposure interventions to prevent infection with hepatitis B virus, hepatitis C virus, or human immunodeficiency virus, and tetanus in persons during bombings or other events resulting in mass casualties.

Updated U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines for the Management of Occupational Exposures to HBV, HCV, and HIV and Recommendations for Postexposure Prophylaxis [PDF - 333 KB]
MMWR, June 29, 2001/54 (RR-11)
Updates previous U.S. Public Health Service recommendations for the management of health-care personnel who have occupational exposure to blood and other body fluids that might contain hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV), or human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

Immunization of Health-Care Personnel: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)
This report updates the previously published summary of recommendations for vaccinating health-care personnel in the U.S.

Post-exposure Prophylaxis Hotline

National HIV/AIDS Clinicians' Consultation Center (PEP) Line
National rapid response for HIV management and bloodborne pathogen exposures. Consultation and answers on post-exposure management.

PEP Steps, A Quick Guide to Postexposure Prophylaxis in the Health Care Setting (April 2006)
A guide providing steps and management for PEP in healthcare settings.