Immunising infants at risk of hepatitis B

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6976.400 (Published 11 February 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:400

Parent held vaccination card may improve uptake

  1. Elizabeth H Boxall
  1. Consultant clinical scientist Regional Public Health Laboratory, Regional Virus Laboratory, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham B9 5SS

    EDITOR,—Claire P Smith and colleagues report a protocol for giving hepatitis B vaccine to the babies of mothers who are carriers of hepatitis B.1 For the past 10 years I have been trying to ensure immunisation of all the babies at risk of infection within the West Midlands region as part of clinical trials of hepatitis B vaccine …

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