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Hepatitis C Infection - General Information

Hepatitis C Guidelines for Local Public Health P-42134 (PDF, 6.4 MB)

Interpretation of Hepatitis C Test Results (CDC)

Interpretation of Hepatitis C Test Results (DPH) 

Hepatitis A, B, and C Summary Table


Medical Societies Launch New Hepatitis C Treatment Guidelines

On January 29, 2014, the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD), Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), and International Antiviral Society-USA (IAS-USA) released the first new hepatitis C treatment guidelines to include the recently approved next-generation direct-acting antiviral agents. The guidance, which will be updated frequently, is available on the web at HCVguidelines.org (exit DHS). The printable version of the guidelines can be accessed on the web at http://www.hcvguidelines.org/sites/default/files/full_report.pdf


Hepatitis C Virus Can Remain Infectious Outside of the Body for Up to 6 Weeks

Researchers from the Yale Schools of Medicine and Public Health found that the hepatitis C virus (HCV) can remain infectious for up to 6 weeks on surfaces at room temperature resulting in a longer period for potential transmission of HCV than previously thought. See more at http://blog.aids.gov. (exit DHS)

 

Communicable Disease Case Reporting Requirements and Forms

Communicable Disease Case Reporting Requirements

Case Report Form  

Case Report Form 

CDC Viral Hepatitis Case Report Form  

Wisconsin case reporting and public health follow-up guidelines: Hepatitis C EpiNet 

Viral hepatitis case report form 

Frequently Asked Questions for Health Professionals CDC   

Hepatitis C Guidelines for Local Health Departments P-42134 (PDF, 6.4 MB)

Interpretation of Hepatitis C Test Results (CDC) 

Interpretation of Hepatitis C Test Results (DPH) 

Hepatitis A, B, and C Summary Table (CDC)   

Drug Assistance

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Wisconsin AIDS/HIV Drug Assistance Program   
The Wisconsin AIDS/HIV Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) provides eligible HIV-infected persons access to HIV-related antiretroviral drugs and prophylactic medications. The ADAP drug formulary includes hepatitis C  virus (HCV) medications for persons co-infected with HIV and HCV as well as vaccines for hepatitis A and B. 

State and Local Resources

Wisconsin AIDS/HIV Program   

Wisconsin Hepatitis Strategic Plan 

Wisconsin Immunization Program   

National Resources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - Division of Viral Hepatitis   

CDC Hepatitis Publications and Information Resources   

Combating the Silent Epidemic: US Department of Health and Human Services Action Plan for the Prevention, Care and Treatment of Viral Hepatitis   

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases   

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine Information Clearinghouse   

2002 NIH Consensus Conference on Management of Hepatitis C   

Viral Hepatitis Training Resources

2014 Communicable Disease Spring Seminar - June 10, 11, and 12

Wisconsin AIDS/HIV Training System 

CDC Online Viral Hepatitis Serology Training    

 


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Last Revised: September 04, 2014