Perinatal Hepatitis B Information for Local Public Health

Information for local public health on perinatal hepatitis B.

On this page:
Reporting
Disease Facts
Case Management Forms
Vaccine Information
Other Resources

Reporting

  • Reporting Perinatal Hepatitis B
    In order to prevent perinatal transmission of hepatitis B, all HBsAg-positive pregnant women and all infants born to HBsAg-positive women should be reported to MDH.

Disease Facts

  • Perinatal Hepatitis B Prevention Program
    The Minnesota Department of Health's Perinatal Hepatitis B Prevention Program identifies and treats infants born to hepatitis B infected mothers to prevent perinatally acquired infection.
  • Hepatitis B
    General information on hepatitis B, vaccination, and statistics.

Case Management Forms

  • Perinatal Hepatitis B Exposure Notification Letter (Word: 29KB/1 page)
    Modifiable template letter for local public health to inform health care providers of infants in their care that have been exposed to hepatitis B during birth. To be used with the Hepatitis B Vaccination and Post-Vaccination Serology Results and Preterm Infant Hepatitis B Vaccination and Serology Schedule. Updated 8/2014
  • Premature Case Closure Letter (Word: 26KB/1 page)
    Template letter for local public health to send to physicians when a mother is lost to follow-up and the child has not completed the vaccine series and/or post-vaccination serology. Updated 8/2014

Vaccine Information

Other resources

  • Perinatal Hepatitis B Prevention Pocket Guide
    A pocket guide to assist healthcare providers with recommended strategies to prevent perinatal transmission of hepatitis B including the vaccine schedule for infants born to HBsAg positive mothers.

Updated Thursday, August 07, 2014 at 10:45AM