Perinatal Hepatitis C
July 21, 2016 – Increases in Hepatitis C Threaten Young Women and Babies
New analysis highlights the importance of screening all pregnant women for risk of hepatitis C and testing those at risk.
- Press Release: Increases in Hepatitis C Threaten Young Women and Babies: CDC calls for hepatitis C screening and reporting to protect the health of a new generation
- MMWR: Increased Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Detection in Women of Childbearing Age and Potential Risk for Vertical Transmission — United States and Kentucky, 2011–2014
The following graphic highlights major findings from CDC’s analysis. The high-resolution, public domain image is ready to download and print in your publication. Click on a graphic to see it in high-resolution. The image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions. As a matter of courtesy, we ask that the content provider be credited and notified of any public or private usage of an image.
Illustration of the Hepatitis C Virus