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Table 1.1 Hepatitis B and C Outbreaks by Setting ― United States, 2016

 

Table 1.1 Hepatitis B and C Outbreaks by Setting ― United States, 2016
Hepatitis B (HBV) Outbreaks by Setting
Setting State Persons Notified for Screening Outbreak-Associated Infections Known or suspected mode of transmission
Outpatient
Personal care home Pennsylvania 82 2 Multiple infection control breaches including suboptimal universal precautions during provision of care including assistance with personal hygiene and blood glucose monitoring
Hepatitis C (HCV) Outbreaks by Setting
Setting State Persons Notified for Screening Outbreak-Associated Infections Known or suspected mode of transmission
Hemodialysis
Outpatient hemodialysis facility Anonymous State X 203 2 Specific lapses in infection control were suspected but not identified at the time of the investigation
Outpatient hemodialysis facility Pennsylvania 154 2 Breaches in environmental cleaning and disinfection practices identified including lapses in hand hygiene, mixing of clean and dirty areas, and inadequate cleaning of stations between patients

Additional information may be found at the following link that summarizes known outbreaks that occurred during 2008–2016
(https://www.cdc.gov/hepatitis/statistics/healthcareoutbreaktable.htm).

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