Adopting from Abroad - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Traveling or Adopting Abroad

International Travel

Adopting from Abroad

Adopting children from abroad can present special health care challenges, among them viral hepatitis infection. Screening newly arrived adoptees for hepatitis A (anti-HAV IgM), hepatitis B (HBsAg, anti-HBc IgM, anti-HBs) and hepatitis C (anti-HCV) will determine infectivity and need for hepatitis A and B immunizations for the child and family members.

Updated Tuesday, 29-Jan-2019 16:25:44 CST