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Document ID (ISN)48830
CIS number 88-320
ISSN - Serial title 0098-7484 - Journal of the American Medical Association
Year 1987
Convention or series no.
Title Recommendations of the Immunization Practices Advisory Committee update on hepatitis B prevention
Bibliographic information 24-31 July 1987, Vol.258, No.4, p.437-449. 15 ref.
Abstract This Lead from the Centres for Disease Control (Atlanta, Georgia, USA) contains recommendations on immunisation against hepatitis B among persons at risk, including health care workers. It covers: patterns of usage of plasma-derived HB vaccine in the USA; impact on disease incidence; the new recombinant DNA HB vaccine (formulation, immunogenicity, efficacy, safety, dosage and schedule, indications for use, precautions); need for vaccine booster doses.
Descriptors (primary) infectious hepatitis; vaccination; hospitals
Descriptors (secondary) infectious diseases; USA
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Liver diseases
Health care services
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)