Tools & Resources
Testing Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders for Hepatitis B
This two page fact sheet for health care providers on Hepatitis B and Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders outlines who should be tested and the recommended follow-up for a positive HbsAg.
Recommendations for Routine Testing and Vaccination for Chronic Hepatitis B virus Infection
Recommendations for testing for chronic hepatitis B including specific populations and a map of endemic countries.
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.
The Pink Book – Epidemiology & Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases
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.
Management of Infants Born to Women with Hepatitis B Virus Infection for Pediatricians – September 2021
This fact sheet and FAQ describes management of infants born to HBV-infected persons, guidance on interpreting post vaccination serologic testing (PVST) results, and frequently asked questions.
Recommendations for Identification and Public Health Management of Persons with Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection
MMWR 2008;57(RR-8) [PDF – 28 pages]
- Recommendations for Routine Testing and Follow-up for Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection – This two-page table summarizes the guidelines.
Color [PDF- 2 pages]
- Geographic Distribution of Chronic Hepatitis B virus (HBV) Infection
Worldwide, 2006 Map: [PDF – 1 page]
A Comprehensive Immunization Strategy to Eliminate Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United States
- Part 1: Immunization of Infants, Children, and Adolescents
MMWR 2005;54(RR-16) [PDF – 39 pages]
- Part 2: Immunization of Adults
MMWR 2006;55(RR-16) [PDF – 40 pages]
For more information and resources on Hepatitis B for Health Professionals: https://www.cdc.gov/hepatitis/HBV/index.htm