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The ABCs of Hepatitis Fact Sheet
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This three 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 icon[PDF- 3 pages]

Interpretation of Results of Tests for Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Infection and Further Actions
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This one page table outlines interpretation of initial test results to determine whether or not a patient needs additional testing and clinical evaluation.
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APHL fact sheet on the interpretation of hepatitis C virus test results
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Descriptive narrative on the markers of HCV infection, interpretation of results, and best practices for repeat HCV testing.
Printable version pdf icon[PDF – 4 pages]external icon

Recommended Testing Sequence for Identifying Current Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Infection
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This one page flow chart outlines the serologic testing process beginning with anti HCV testing.
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A Guide to Comprehensive Hepatitis C Counseling and Testing

(two versions available)

Manual for use in public health settings pdf icon[PDF – 60 pages]
Manual for use in primary care practices pdf icon[PDF – 14 pages]

Viral Hepatitis Serology Training

This training includes an animated video with voiceover that covers the serologic tests for acute and chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, the serological diagnosis of HCV, the meanings of serologic markers, and interpret serologic test results.
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Major Guidelines

Recommendations for the Identification of Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection Among Persons Born During 1945–1965

MMWR

MMWR 2012; Vol. 61 (RR-4) pdf icon[PDF – 36 pages]

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

MMWR

MMWR 1998;47(RR-19) pdf icon[PDF – 54 Pages]

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