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					               Massachusetts Department of Public Health Immunization Program
       Perinatal Hepatitis B Resources and Websites

Resources

A Comprehensive Immunization Strategy to Eliminate Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus
                           Infection in the United States
Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) Part 1:
                Immunization of Infants, Children, and Adolescents

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/rr5416a1.htm?s_cid=rr5416a1_e

Websites

   Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH)
   http://www.mass.gov/dph

   Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
   www.cdc.gov

   Immunization Action Coalition (IAC)
   www.immunize.org

   Asian Liver Foundation
   http://liver.stanford.edu/

   American Association for the Study of Liver Disease
   www.aasld.org

   Articles of interest on this website:

       Confused about the Hep B Panel?
       URL: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p2110.pdf

       Give the Birth Dose… Hepatitis B Vaccine at Birth Saves Lives!
       URL: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p2125.pdf

       Hospitals & Doctors Sued for Failing to Protect Newborns from Hepatitis B Virus Transmission
       URL: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p2061.pdf

       Labor & Delivery Unit and Nursery Unit Guidelines to Prevent Hepatitis B Virus Transmission
       URL: www.immunize.org/catg.d/p2130.pdf

       States Report Hundreds of Medical Errors in Perinatal Hepatitis B Prevention
       Avoid tragic mistakes—vaccinate newborns against HBV in the hospital
       URL: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p2062.pdf

       Brief Introduction to Hepatitis B for Parents of Adopted Children
       URL: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/4150intr.htm

       Guidelines for Vaccinating Pregnant Women
       URL: http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/pubs/preg-guide.htm
                                                                                          May 2007