Inflammatory responses to hepatitis B virus vaccine in healthy term infants

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Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection continues to be a serious global health problem. During the course of HBV vaccination, we observed C-reactive protein (CRP) elevation in term infants without sepsis. Therefore, we prospectively studied interleukin-6 (IL-6) and CRP responses to HBV immunization. In 70 healthy term infants without signs and symptoms of sepsis… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00431-013-1946-2

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