TITLE

Response to Hepatitis B Vaccine

AUTHOR(S)
Chen, Lin H.
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Travel Medicine Advisor;Dec2008, Vol. 18 Issue 12, p67
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Synopsis: The combined hepatitis A and B vaccine successfully produces antibody response in previous hepatitis B vaccine nonresponders, and offers another method to manage at-risk nonresponders.
ACCESSION #
35654068

 

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