Consultation outcome

UK SMI V 4: investigation of hep B infection, third consultation

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Detail of outcome

The last full scientific review of this document was completed on 7 June 2018.

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Detail of feedback received

Timeline of review process

Date review started: 7 June 2012

First consultation: 16 November 2012 to 8 February 2013

Second consultation: 20 August 2015 to 17 September 2015

Third consultation: 12 June 2017 to 26 June 2017

Document discussed at the following working group meetings:

  • 11 October 2012
  • 1 May 2013
  • 16 July 2014
  • 21 February 2015
  • 2 June 2015
  • 30 September 2015
  • 1 June 2016
  • 29 September 2016
  • 18 January 2017
  • 21 November 2017

Date document issued: 7 June 2018

Original consultation


This consultation asks for comments in relation to V 4: investigation of hepatitis B infection.

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Consultation description

Public Health England has opened a consultation this week in joint partnership with professional organisations.

This consultation asks for feedback in relation to the Standards for Microbiology Investigations V 4: Investigation of hepatitis B infection.

We have refined the process so that UK SMI users can comment more easily if they see no requirement for amendments to the document out for consultation.

This information is as important to the consultation process as comments.


V 4 closed consultation draft

V 4 closed consultation draft

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Published 12 June 2017
Last updated 11 June 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added review of users' comments June 2018.
  2. First published.