Tools & Resources
The ABCs of Hepatitis Fact Sheet
This two page table on Hepatitis A, B, and C provides an overview of statistics, transmission, risk factors, clinical features, screening, testing and vaccination recommendations.
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Hepatitis B Online
Learn how to diagnose, monitor, manage, and prevent hepatitis B virus infection and earn free CE on the University of Washington’s Hepatitis B Online.external icon This site also hosts a new, simplified guidanceexternal icon for primary care providers developed by the multi-disciplinary HBV Primary Care Workgroup.
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.
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Recommendations for Routine Testing and Follow-up for Chronic Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) Infection
This page 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)
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.
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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 icon[PDF – 24 pages]
Viral Hepatitis Serology Training
This training includes an animated video with voiceover that covers the serologic tests for acute and chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection, the serological diagnosis of HBV, the meanings of serologic markers, and interpret serologic test results.
Current Issues in Immunization Webinar: Update on ACIP Recommendations for Hepatitis B Vaccination
Immunization Webinars are 1-hour presentations with question-and-answer sessions to reinforce presentation content. Each presentation is presented by the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases and designed to provide clinicians with the most up-to-date information on immunization. Listen-in and earn continuing education here.
“Ask the Experts: Hepatitis B”
Immunize.org updated its popular Ask the Experts: Hepatitis Bexternal icon web page. This extensive list of clinical questions and answers incorporates the new recommendation for universal vaccination of adults through age 59 and adds information about PreHevbrio (manufactured by VBI).
Universal Hepatitis B Vaccination in Adults Aged 19–59 Years: Updated Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices — United States, 2022
Sexually Transmitted Infections Treatment Guidelines, 2021
Prevention of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United States: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices
CDC Guidance for Evaluating Health-Care Personnel for Hepatitis B Virus Protection and for Administering Postexposure Management
Updated CDC Recommendations for the Management of Hepatitis B Virus–Infected Health-Care Providers and Students
Use of Hepatitis B Vaccination for Adults with Diabetes Mellitus: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)
Recommendations for Identification and Public Health Management of Persons with Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection
Geographic Distribution of Chronic Hepatitis B virus (HBV) Infection