National HBV Testing Policy

The National HBV Testing Policy 2012 version 1.0 has been endorsed by the BBVSS of the AHPPC and will be reviewed on a yearly basis by the HBV Expert Reference Committee.

The 2013 review was completed in February 2014 and resulted in the production of version 1.1.

Read more about the consultation process and Expert Reference Committee.

Download the full 2012 National HBV Testing Policy v1.1 or browse section by section and print only the sections you require.

1.0 Introduction
2.0 Diagnostic Strategies
3.0 Indications for HBV Testing
4.0 Informed Consent for Testing
5.0 Conveying Hepatitis B Test Results
6.0 Surveillance and Research
7.0 Health Care Workers
8.0 Antenatal and Perinatal Testing
9.0 People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Backgrounds
10.0 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples
11.0 Quality Assurance of HBV Testing
12.0 Funding of HBV Testing

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2012 National HBV Testing Policy v1.1 (PDF)

See what’s changed from the previous version.


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