Bloodborne Viruses And Sexually Transmissible Infections In Antenatal Care


First Published:
25 June 2022
Last Reviewed:
25 June 2022

Resource Description

Bloodborne Viruses and Sexually Transmissible Infections in Antenatal Care

This resource is for primary health care professionals providing antenatal care including nurses, midwives, general practitioners and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers and Practitioners.

It contains advice about recommended antenatal testing for hepatitis B (HBV), hepatitis C (HCV), human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and syphilis. In addition, it provides information about the management of these BBVs and STIs during pregnancy, labour and birth, and the postpartum period.


Guidance provided on this resource is based on guidelines and best-practices at the time of publication.

ASHM Resources

Drawing on the clinical expertise of members and other health professionals, ASHM resources are developed to meet the specific needs of the HIV, viral hepatitis and sexual health workforce.

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