New hepatitis B vaccine formulated with an improved adjuvant system.

  title={New hepatitis B vaccine formulated with an improved adjuvant system.},
  author={Michael Kundi},
  journal={Expert review of vaccines},
  volume={6 2},
A new hepatitis B vaccine (FENDrix, GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals) containing as active substance 20 microg of recombinant hepatitis B virus surface antigen produced in Saccharomyces cerevisiae has recently been licensed in Europe. It is prepared with a novel adjuvant system: aluminum phosphate and 3-O-desacyl-4 -monophosphoryl lipid A. It is intended for use in adults from the age of 15 years onwards for active immunization against hepatitis B virus infection for patients with renal… CONTINUE READING


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