Pediatricians


Pediatricians


  • HEPATITIS B IMMUNIZATION MANAGEMENT FOR CHILDREN BORN TO MOTHERS WITH HEPATITIS B INFECTION

Age of Infant

Immunization / Test

Within 12 hours of birth

HBIG
(Hepatitis B Immunoglobulin)

1st dose - Hepatitis B Vaccine

1-2 months

2nd dose - Hepatitis B Vaccine

6 months

3rd dose - Hepatitis B Vaccine

9 months

PVST
(Post Vaccine-Serological Testing)



  • POST-VACCINE SEROLOGICAL TESTING (PVST)
    Following the completion of the vaccination series, at 9 months of age, the child will need PVST, which includes HBsAg and HBsAb. This testing is done to confirm the child did not contact hepatitis B and is protected from contracting hepatitis B in the future.
    • HBsAb negative (<10 mIU/mL) children should be revaccinated with an additional 3 dose series of hepatitis B vaccine

                                       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



  • REPORT ALL RESULTS OF PVST:
    Notify the Kansas Department of Health and Environment of all PVST results, be sure to provide a copy of the test results.
    Perinatal Report Form