Skip Page Header

Home > Report on Hepatitis B notifications Quarters 1 & 2 2016.

Health Protection Surveillance Centre. (2016) Report on Hepatitis B notifications Quarters 1 & 2 2016. Dublin: Health Protection Surveillance Centre.

PDF (Hepatitis B notifications Q 1 & 2 2016.)

External website:

Acute and chronic cases of hepatitis B are notifiable under the Infectious Diseases Regulations 1981.

Risk factor data were available for 74% (n=14) of the acute cases notified in Q1and Q2 2016.Of those, sixty four percent (n=9) were likely to have been sexually acquired. Five of these cases were men who have sex with men (MSM) and four were heterosexual. The most likely risk factor was reported as injecting drug use for one further case, as “other” for two and “no known risk factor despite follow up for two.

Item Type
Publication Type
Irish-related, Report
Drug Type
Substances (not alcohol/tobacco), Opioid
Intervention Type
Harm reduction
September 2016
4 p.
Health Protection Surveillance Centre
Corporate Creators
Health Protection Surveillance Centre
Place of Publication
Accession Number
HRB (Electronic Only)

Repository Staff Only: item control page