Source: Archives of Diseases in Childhood, 2013;98:429–433. doi:10.1136/archdischild-2012-302153
Date of publication: March 2013
Publication Type: Article
In a nutshell: Objective: To assess persistence of immunity to hepatitis B (HBV) in primary school children vaccinated following perinatal exposure… Conclusions: This study of antibody persistence among UK children born to hepatitis B infected women, immunised with a 3-dose infant schedule with a toddler booster suggests sustained immunity through early childhood. These data should prompt further studies to address the need for a preschool booster.
Length of publication: 5-page article