Secondary Prevention of Viral Hepatitis

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This lesson focuses on secondary prevention of HCV infection. Antibody testing for hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis A virus (HAV) are also discussed. The importance of harm reduction education as described in lesson 1 is also reinforced.

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References

  1. AASLD-IDSA. HCV Guidance. Recommendations for Testing, Managing, and Treating Hepatitis C. Available at: https://hcvguidelines.org/evaluate. Accessed June 15, 2017. 
  2. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The ABCs of Hepatitis. Available at: https://www.cdc.gov/hepatitis/resources/professionals/pdfs/abctable.pdf. Updated 2016. Accessed June 15, 2017
  3. Mayo Clinic. Interpretive Handbook Test 32110. Available at: http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/interpretive-guide/?alpha=H&unit_code=32110. Accessed June 15, 2017.
  4. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Recommendations for Identification and Public Health Management of Persons with Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection. Available at: https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/rr5708a1.htm. Published September 19, 2008. Accessed June 15, 2017.
  5. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Interpretation of Hepatitis B Serologic Test Results. Available at: https://www.cdc.gov/hepatitis/hbv/pdfs/serologicchartv8.pdf. Accessed June 15, 2017
  6. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. Hepatitis A ACIP Vaccine Recommendations. Available at: https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/hcp/acip-recs/vacc-specific/hepa.html. Updated December 22, 2014. Accessed June 15, 2017.
  7. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. Hepatitis B ACIP Vaccine Recommendations. Available at: https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/hcp/acip-recs/vacc-specific/hepb.html. Updated September 14, 2015. Accessed June 15, 2017.
  8. Mayo Clinic. Hepatitis A Prevention. Available at: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hepatitis-a/basics/prevention/con-20022163. Accessed June 15, 2017.
  9. Mayo Clinic. Hepatitis A Risk Factors. Available at: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hepatitis-a/basics/risk-factors/con-20022163. Accessed June 15, 2017.
  10. Mayo Clinic. Hepatitis B Prevention. Available at: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hepatitis-b/basics/prevention/con-20022210. Accessed June 15, 2017
  11. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Hepatitis C FAQ for Health Professionals. Available at: https://www.cdc.gov/hepatitis/hcv/hcvfaq.htm. Accessed June 15, 2017.
  12. U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Viral Hepatitis Keeping Your Liver Healthy. Available at: https://www.hepatitis.va.gov/patient/basics/keeping-liver-healthy.asp. Accessed June 15, 2017.