Hepatitis B and C: local surveillance standards

Surveillance standards for the follow up of hepatitis B and C by local health protection teams.


Standards for local surveillance and follow up of hepatitis B and C

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Surveillance of hepatitis B and C is necessary to prevent and control its spread. Investigation and case follow up, as outlined in this guidance, aims to assess risk factors and detect outbreaks (all of which should be notified to PHE).

Published 7 July 2011