Local Health Departments


Local Health Departments

  • ROLE OF LOCAL HEALTH DEPARTEMNT
    The role of the local health department is imperative in ensuring infants born to hepatitis B positive women are protected from infection. Local disease investigators work to build relationships and provide information to patients, providers, and delivery facilities to make certain all parties are aware of the extra steps needed to protect the newborn.

    Disease Investigation Guidelines provides step-by-step instructions for case management.

    Case management can take upwards of two years and is outlined below:
Case Management for Disease Investigation Guidelines

                                       Post-Vaccination Serological Testing Codes

Laboratory

Hepatitis B Surface Antigen (HBsAg)

Hepatitis B Surface Antibody
(anti-HBs, HBsAb)

AMS

5196-1

10900-9

KDHE

Perinatal – PVST (call 877-427-7317 for Approval)

LabCorp

006510

006530

Mayo Medical Labs

9013

8254

Quest

498

8475

Via Christi and Wesley

HBSAG

HBSAB