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Perinatal Related

 
Perinatal Hepatitis B Program (Massachusetts)
Program name: Perinatal Hepatitis B Program (Massachusetts)
Population served: Hepatitis B positive pregnant women, their infants and household contacts
Eligibility: Massachusetts residents
Region served: Massachusetts
Funding: CDC
Program started:  
Number of clients: Over 500 pregnant women to date.
Contact: Maura McGarty, RN, BSN
State Lab Institute, MA DPH
305 South St.
Boston, MA 02130
Phone: (617) 983-6851
Fax:( 617) 983-4380
Email: maura.mcgarty@state.ma.us
Website: www.mass.gov//dph/cdc/epii/imm/resources/nursingserv.htm
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Description:

The Perinatal Hepatitis B Program's primary goals are to identify all hepatitis B suface antigen positive pregnant women and conduct case management of all identified infants at risk of acquiring perinatal hepatitis B, so their newborns can receive timely and appropriate immunoprophylaxis.


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