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Acute hepatitis B: guide to national enhanced surveillance

A guide for healthcare professionals on the reporting and enhanced surveillance of cases of acute hepatitis B.

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This guide is for healthcare professionals to help report and follow up cases of acute hepatitis B.

Surveillance of acute hepatitis B is essential to target prevention and control activities such as the selective immunisation programme. Public Health England implemented national surveillance standards for hepatitis B in 2007 which provided the framework for reporting of cases from PHE Centres.

Published 9 May 2016