Perinatal Hepatitis B Prevention Program
Here you will find Perinatal Hepatitis B Prevention Program-related resources for PHBPP staff at the state, local, and territorial levels.
Perinatal Hepatitis B Coordinator List
Maintained by CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
CDC holds quarterly calls to provide updates and education about the Perinatal Hepatitis B prevention program. Upcoming calls are at 2:00 to 3:30 pm (EST).
- January 10, 2024
- April 10, 2024
- July 10, 2024
- October 9, 2024
Call-related materials will be distributed approximately 1 week prior to the scheduled call.
- Prevention of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United States: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices
Sarah Schillie, MD; Claudia Vellozzi, MD; Arthur Reingold, MD; et al.
MMWR, January 12, 2018, Vol 67,(1);1-31
- Alaya Koneru , Nancy Fenlon , Sarah Schillie, Charnetta Williams, Mark K Weng, Noele Nelson. National Perinatal Hepatitis B Prevention Program: 2009-2017. Pediatrics. 2021 Mar;147(3):e20201823. doi: 10.1542/peds.2020-1823. Epub 2021 Feb 2.
- Schillie S, Walker T, Veselsky S, Crowley S, Dusek C, Lazaroff J, Morris SA, Onye K, Ko S, Fenlon N, Nelson NP, Murphy TV. Outcomes of infants born to women infected with hepatitis B. Pediatrics. 2015 May;135(5):e1141-7. doi: 10.1542/peds.2014-3213. Epub 2015 Apr 20. PubMed PMID: 25896839.
- Ko SC, Fan L, Smith EA, Fenlon N, Koneru AK, Murphy TV. Estimated Annual Perinatal Hepatitis B Virus Infections in the United States, 2000-2009. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2014 Dec 18. pii: piu115. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26407247.
- Veselsky SL, Walker TY, Fenlon N, Teo C, Murphy TV. Discrepant hepatitis B surface antigen results in pregnant women screened to identify hepatitis B virus infection. Pediatrics. 2014 October; 165(4): 773-778.
- Ko SC, Schillie SF, Walker T, Veselsky SL, Nelson NP, Lazaroff J, Crowley S, Dusek C, Loggins K, Onye K, Fenlon N, Murphy TV. Hepatitis B vaccine response among infants born to hepatitis B surface antigen-positive women. Vaccine. 2014 Apr 11;32(18):2127-33. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2014.01.099. Epub 2014 Feb 22. PubMed PMID: 24560676.
- Smith EA, Jacques-Carroll L, Walker TY, Sirotkin B, and Murphy TV. The National Perinatal Hepatitis B Prevention Program, 1994–2008 [10 pages] Pediatrics. 2012 April; 129(4): 609-615.
- Discrepant Hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) lab results during pregnancy: recommended next steps [4 pages]
- Hepatitis B Immune Globulin (HBIG): What Parents Need to Know [1 page]
- Hepatitis B Provider Tip Sheet [2 pages]
- Hepatitis B Transmission
- Laboratory reporting of HBsAg-positive pregnant women
- Maternal Hepatitis B Screening and Reporting Requirements (by State)
- Hepatitis B Vaccine at Birth Immunization Action Coalition
- HEP B Foundation #Just B Storytelling Campaign
- Alan, a story of how HBV can be passed through generations of a family without proper precautions
- Alice, English and Cantonese, a story of a woman who was infected by her mom, but was able to stop the transmission to her own kids by getting tested when pregnant and making sure her kids got PEP
- Chenda, English and Khmer, a story of a woman who stopped transmission to her own baby by making sure her child got PEP
- Janet and Kurt – adoption story of a baby born to an HBsAg+ mom, who was given PEP at birth and is HBV free!
- AAP Birth dose video