HCV Activities

  • CDC worked with the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists on creating a perinatal HCV case definition that will aid in identifying pregnant women living with HCV infection and their infants.
  • CDC is considering the evidence for a recommendation for HCV screening during pregnancy.
  • Additional partners are also working to develop screening and testing guidelines for perinatal transmission, including management of HCV-infected women and infants born to HCV-infected women.
Page last reviewed: May 22, 2019