Field evaluation of a hepatitis A vaccine in a Norwegian contingent to the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon.


The Norwegian population is basically seronegative regarding anti-hepatitis A antibodies. For this reason they are particularly vulnerable when exposed to hepatitis A virus when staying in highly endemic areas. Norwegian UN-personnel have so far been protected with serum immunoglobulins (Ig). Two studies are reported, one followed a vaccination schedule of… (More)


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