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The ABCs of Hepatitis Fact Sheet
 image of front pageThis two page table on Hepatitis A, B, and C provides an overview of statistics, transmission, risk factors, clinical features, screening, testing and vaccination recommendations.
Color [PDF- 2 pages] Black-White [PDF- 2 pages]

The Pink Book -Epidemiology & Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases
 Image of cover pageIncludes 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 A Chapter [PDF - 14 pages] HTML version

Viral Hepatitis Serology Training
 This training includes an animated video with voiceover that covers the serologic tests for hepatitis A virus (HAV) infection, the serological diagnosis of HAV, the meanings of serologic markers, and interpret serologic test results.
Training access

 Major Guidelines

Prevention of Hepatitis A Through Active or Passive Immunization:
Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)
MMWRMMWR 2006;55(RR-7) [PDF - 30 pages] HTML version

Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines 2015
MMWRMMWR 2015;64(No.3) [PDF - 140 pages] HTML version

Other Resources

WHO: Hepatitis A vaccination should be part of a comprehensive plan for prevention and control of viral hepatitis