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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]

Interpretation of Results of Tests for Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Infection and Further Actions
Image of chartThis one page table outlines interpretation of initial test results to determine whether or not a patient needs additional testing and clinical evaluation.
Color [PDF - 1 page]

Recommended Testing Sequence for Identifying Current Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Infection
Image of flowchartThis one page flow chart outlines the serologic testing process beginning with anti HCV testing.
Color [PDF - 1 page]

Information for Healthcare Personnel Potentially Exposed to Hepatitis C Virus (HCV): Recommended Testing and Follow-up
This two-page algorithm is based on current laboratory guidance, and updates the 2001 HCV testing algorithm for healthcare personnel.
Color [PDF - 2 pages]

A Guide to Comprehensive Hepatitis C Counseling and Testing (two versions available)
Manual for use in public health settings [PDF - 60 pages]
Manual for use in primary care practices [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.
Training access


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 - 36 pages] HTML version

Recommendations for Prevention and Control of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Infection and HCV-Related Chronic Disease
MMWR MMWR 1998;47(RR-19) [PDF - 54 Pages] HTML version