Delivery Facility


Delivery Facility

  • PROVIDE ALL INFANTS WITH THE HEPATITIS B BIRTH DOSE
    It is recommended that all infants receive the first dose of hepatitis B vaccine prior to discharge from delivery facility.
     
  • IDENTIFY INFANTS BORN TO HEPATITIS B POSITIVE MOTHERS
    Review every woman's HBsAg status upon admission to facility & record status in infant's chart.

HBsAg Negative Mother

HBsAg Positive Mother

HBsAg Unknown Mother

  • If woman has known risk factors, retest
  • Give birth dose* prior to discharge from facility

Give within 12 hours:

  • Birth dose*
  • HBIG *
    (hepatitis B immunoglobulin)

Test STAT

*If your delivery facility is notified a HBsAg-positive woman anticipates to give birth there and you do not have hepatitis B immunization doses or HBIG:
Contact the PHBPP coordinator, Kelly Gillespie, at 785-296-5588.

  • REPORT TO KDHE IMMEDIATELY
    Report all HBsAg-positive women and HBIG & birth dose administration to PHBPP using Hospital Report Form.