Surveillance and disease data for hepatitis B
This disease surveillance report presents an overview of the epidemiological situation for communicable diseases and related health issues that are under European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA) surveillance.
Disease data from ECDC Surveillance Atlas
The Surveillance Atlas of Infectious Diseases is a tool that interacts with the latest available data about a number of infectious diseases. The interface allows users to interact and manipulate the data to produce a variety of tables and maps.
EU case definitions
Case definitions for each infectious disease covered by EU surveillance, as published in the Official Journal of the European Union.
Scientific and technical publications
Hepatitis B and C in the EU neighbourhood: prevalence, burden of disease and screening policies
This literature review answers a series of questions on the prevalence of chronic HBV and HCV infection in the general EU population, the number of individuals with chronic HBV or HCV infection, and current national practices for screening for chronic HBV and HCV infection, all with the overarching goal of promoting national and European policies on the secondary prevention of these two diseases.