Update on the recommended use of hepatitis B vaccine: HP40-174/2017E-PDF

"This statement will supplement previous NACI statements on hepatitis B (HB) by: providing an overview of current HB epidemiology in Canada and national sources of HB-related surveillance; reviewing evidence pertaining to primary and booster immunization in those vaccinated as infants and in individuals with diabetes and immunocompromising conditions; reviewing evidence pertaining to indications for HB immunoglobulin (HBIg) administration; and making recommendations regarding existing HB immunization schedules, serological testing of immunocompromised persons, and surveillance and research priorities. The primary goal of the statement is to provide further guidance on the need for re-immunization of adolescents who have received routine immunization with a HB containing vaccine in infancy"--Introd., p. 4.

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Department/Agency Public Health Agency of Canada. National Advisory Committee on Immunization.
Title Update on the recommended use of hepatitis B vaccine
Publication Type Monograph
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note Issued also in French under title: Mise à jour des recommandations concernant l’utilisation du vaccin contre l’hépatite B. Cover title. "Publication date: February 2017”--Verso of cover. The catalogue number (HP40-174/2017F-PDF) and ISBN (978-0-660-07210-4) for the French edition have been copied in this publication.
Date 2017, c2015.
Number of Pages 54 p. :
ISBN 978-0-660-07209-8
Catalogue Number
  • HP40-174/2017E-PDF
Departmental Catalogue Number 160293
Subject Terms Hepatitis, Immunization, Adolescents