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National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence. (2012) Hepatitis B and C: ways to promote and offer testing to people at increased risk of infection. London: NICE.

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This guidance aims to ensure more people at increased risk of hepatitis B and C infection are tested.
The recommendations cover

Awareness-raising among: the general population health professionals and others providing services for those at increased risk of hepatitis B or C infection those at increased risk.

Testing: in primary care in prisons, including youth offender institutions within drugs services.
Contact tracing for hepatitis B.
Delivering and auditing hepatitis B vaccination.
Laboratory services for hepatitis B and C tests. Commissioning hepatitis B and C testing and treatment services.


Item Type
Report
Publication Type
International, Guideline, Report
Drug Type
Substances (not alcohol/tobacco), Opioid
Intervention Type
Harm reduction, Screening / Assessment
Source
Date
2012
Pages
76 p.
Publisher
NICE
Corporate Creators
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence
Place of Publication
London
EndNote
Accession Number
HRB (Electronic Only)

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