Hepatitis B infection in a large municipal obstetrical population: characterization and prevention of perinatal transmission.

Abstract

We have previously described a large municipal obstetrical population in which the carriage rate of hepatitis B (HBV) is 1.2%. The present study was undertaken to determine the effectiveness of our immunoprophylaxis regimen (hepatitis B immune globulin at 36-72 h, hepatitis B vaccine at 36-72 h, 1 month and 6 months) in eliciting protective antibody to… (More)

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@article{Jonas1990HepatitisBI, title={Hepatitis B infection in a large municipal obstetrical population: characterization and prevention of perinatal transmission.}, author={Maureen M. Jonas and Rajender K. Reddy and M Demedina and Eugene R Schiff}, journal={The American journal of gastroenterology}, year={1990}, volume={85 3}, pages={277-80} }