PHBPP in Kansas Data


HEPATITIS B LOGO

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) and local health departments provide case management to infants born to women with hepatitis B infection. Hepatitis B can easily be transmitted from an infected woman to her infant during delivery, to protect the newborn KDHE works with local health departments to ensure the infant:

  • Receives 1st dose of hepatitis B vaccine & hepatitis B immunoglobulin (HBIG) within 12 hours of birth
  • Complete the full hepatitis B vaccine series
  • Received post-vaccine serological testing (PVST)
    • PVST includes testing for hepatitis B surface antigen & surface antibody

                                       Bullet Point   KANSAS DATA

Birth Cohort Year

Number of infants born to mothers with hepatitis B infection

Number of infants who tested hepatitis B positive

2011

47

0

2012

61

1

2013

83

0

2014

59

0

2015

55

0

2016

64

0


 
PHBPP measures by birth cohort year, Kansas
*Preliminary data