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.



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