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Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal:
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Immunogenicity of Inactivated Hepatitis A Vaccine in Children With Chronic Liver Disease

Majda-Stanislawska, Ewa MD; Bednarek, Malgorzata MD; Kuydowicz, Jan MD

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Abstract

One and 6 months after vaccination with hepatitis A virus vaccine (HAVRIX 720 Junior), immunologic responses (anti-hepatitis A virus ≥20 mIU/ml) in children with chronic hepatitis C infection seroprotection were 92% (23/25) and 75% (9/12) in children with chronic hepatitis B infection 87% (21/24) and 88% (15/17) and in healthy children 91% (20/22) at both times. A booster dose induced seroprotection in all children.

© 2004 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

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