This report supplements the 2020 CDC recommendations for HCV screening among adults in the United States, which includes universal screening among pregnant persons during each pregnancy, by recommending the timing and type of test for diagnosis of current HCV infection for infants and children born to HCV-infected pregnant persons.

Panagiotakopoulos L, Sandul AL, et al. CDC Recommendations for Hepatitis C Testing Among Perinatally Exposed Infants and Children — United States, 2023. MMWR Recomm Rep 2023;72(No. RR-4):1–19. DOI: