J4 Needle in the Haystack: Identifying All HBsAg-Positive Pregnant Women

Presenters in this workshop will discuss methods for identifying and characterizing hepatitis B surface-antigen–positive pregnant women as the first step in preventing perinatal transmission of hepatitis B virus infection.
Wednesday, April 21, 2010: 4:00 PM-5:00 PM
International Ballroom South
Lisa Jacques-Carroll and Tanja Walker
4:00 PM
Interim Results From Women and Infants Enrolled in the Enhanced Perinatal Hepatitis B Case Management Project, United States January 2008 - May 2009
Tanja Walker, MPH, Health Scientist/Enhanced Perinatal Hepatitis B Case Management, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Trudy Murphy, MD; Lisa Jacques-Carroll, BA, MSW; Julie Lazaroff, MPH; Ruthie Benson, RN, BSN, SMQT; Susan Crowley; Patrick Fineis; Linda Zeigler
4:15 PM
Introductory Remarks
4:20 PM
Assessing the Completeness of Perinatal Hepatitis B Case Reporting Using Capture-Recapture
Liyuan Ma, MS; Robbie Madera, MPH; James Lutz, MPA; Bruce Barlow, BSN, LNC; Caroline Johnson, MD; Elizabeth Newbern, PhD, MPH, Epidemiology Manager, Philadelphia Department of Public Health
4:35 PM
Evaluation of Newborn Metabolic Screening Forms as a Surveillance Tool for Perinatal Hepatitis B, New York City
Ruth Link-Gelles, BA, Student, Emory University; Julie Lazaroff, MPH; Jane R. Zucker, MD, MSc; Christopher M. Zimmerman, MD, MPH
4:50 PM
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