A low rate of hepatitis B virus vaccine breakthrough infections in Mongolia.

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A nation-wide hepatitis B virus (HBV) immunization program of all newborn babies was launched in Mongolia in 1991. However, the continuation of clinical icteric viral hepatitis infections in children led to the investigation to determine whether HBV breakthrough infections were occurring and if any were due to hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) mutants… (More)

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@article{Ijaz2006ALR, title={A low rate of hepatitis B virus vaccine breakthrough infections in Mongolia.}, author={Samreen Ijaz and Janchiv Khulan and Sara L. Bissett and Ruth Bridget Ferns and Pagbajabyn Nymadawa and Richard S. Tedder}, journal={Journal of medical virology}, year={2006}, volume={78 12}, pages={1554-9} }