Immune response to hepatitis B vaccine in infants and newborns: control trial in an endemic area (Senegal).

@article{Coursaget1984ImmuneRT,
  title={Immune response to hepatitis B vaccine in infants and newborns: control trial in an endemic area (Senegal).},
  author={Pierre L Coursaget and F Deciron and E Tortey and Francis Barin and Jean Paul Chiron and Bernard Yvonnet and C Diouf and François Denis and I Diop-Mar and Pelayo Correa},
  journal={IARC scientific publications},
  year={1984},
  volume={63},
  pages={319-35}
}
In 1978 it was suggested that hepatitis B (HB) vaccine should be used to prevent the early hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) carrier state in children. Immunization was effected by 3 injections of HB vaccine at one-month intervals followed by a booster injection after one year. Children in a control group were immunized with DT-polio vaccine according to… CONTINUE READING