Active immunization against hepatitis B virus (HBV) with low-doses of plasma-derived vaccine by intradermal route. Anti HBs response after 3 years of follow-up.

@article{Carrilho1989ActiveIA,
  title={Active immunization against hepatitis B virus (HBV) with low-doses of plasma-derived vaccine by intradermal route. Anti HBs response after 3 years of follow-up.},
  author={Flair Jos{\'e} Carrilho and Mary LS Queiroz and Luciana da Fonseca and Leda H Obara and Luiz Caetano da Silva},
  journal={Revista do Instituto de Medicina Tropical de Sao Paulo},
  year={1989},
  volume={33 2},
  pages={167}
}
Schedule for vaccination against HBV infection has usually been based on three separate injections of 20 mcg of the vaccine by intramuscular route. One of the main shortcomings to its use in large scale programs has been its high cost. Ninety out of 300 health workers were submitted to three injections of 2 mcg of plasma-derived vaccine (PDV) by intradermal… CONTINUE READING