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The ABCs of Hepatitis Fact Sheet

This page summarizes hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C with an overview of statistics, transmission, risk factors, clinical features, screening, testing and vaccination recommendations.

Hepatitis B Online
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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. This site also hosts a new, simplified guidance for primary care providers developed by the multi-disciplinary HBV Primary Care Workgroup.

The Pink Book -Epidemiology & Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases
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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 A Chapter [PDF – 14 pages]
Hepatitis B Chapter [PDF – 24 pages]

Interpretation of Hepatitis B Serologic Test Results

This page describes the four most common tests used in hepatitis B serologic testing and provides guidance to interpret different patterns of test results.

Recommendations for Routine Testing and Vaccination for Chronic Hepatitis B virus Infection

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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)

Interpretation of Results of Tests for Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Infection and Further Actions
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This page outlines interpretation of initial test results to determine whether or not a patient needs additional testing and clinical evaluation.

APHL fact sheet on the interpretation of hepatitis C virus test results

Descriptive narrative on the markers of HCV infection, interpretation of results, and best practices for repeat HCV testing.
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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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Hepatitis C Online
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Learn the latest guidance for screening diagnosing, monitoring, and managing hepatitis C virus infection. This comprehensive online training is solely funded through CDC Cooperative Agreement (CDC-RFA- PS16-1608) and developed by the University of Washington (UW) National Hepatitis Training Center. Free CME credits and C contact hours available.  Hepatitis C Online.

Viral Hepatitis Serology Training
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This training is comprised of five animated videos with voiceovers. Upon completion of this training, participants will be able to understand the different serologic tests for Hepatitis A virus (HAV) infection, Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection, Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, Hepatitis D virus (HDV) infection, and Hepatitis E virus (HEV) infection, understand the serological diagnosis of HAV, acute and chronic HBV, acute and chronic HCV, and Hepatitis B and Hepatitis D (HBV/HDV) coinfection, understand the meanings of serologic markers, and understand and interpret serologic test results.
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Major Guidelines

Prevention of Hepatitis A Virus Infection in the United States: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, 2020
MMWR 2020;69(5);1–38

CDC Recommendations for Hepatitis C Screening Among Adults — United States, 2020
MMWR 2020; (RR 69)

Prevention of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United States: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices
MMWR 2018; 67 (RR 1)

Sexually Transmitted Infections Treatment Guidelines, 2021
MMWR 2021;70(No.4)

Recommendations for Identification and Public Health Management of Persons with Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection
MMWR 2008;57(RR-8)

  • Recommendations for Routine Testing and Follow-up for Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection
    This table [PDF- 2 pages] summarizes the recommendations.