Hepatitis B vaccine responsiveness in Connecticut public safety personnel.
- To determine the level and determinants of vaccine response in recently inoculated public safety personnel.
- Prevalence survey.
- Public safety personnel who had completed vaccination 1 to 6 months prior to testing and had no serological evidence of previous exposure to hepatitis B virus.
Main Outcome Measure
- An inadequate level of antibody to hepatitis B surface antigen was defined as less than 10 mIU/mL.
- All subjects in the study had been vaccinated using Recombivax HB, a recombinant hepatitis B vaccine.
Of 528 individuals, 11.9% were found to have no or inadequate levels of antibody.
Mots-clés Pascal : Appareil digestif pathologie, Foie pathologie, Virose, Infection, Prévention, Homme, Etude statistique, Vaccination, Hépatite virale B, Personnel sanitaire, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Efficacité
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Digestive diseases, Hepatic disease, Viral disease, Infection, Prevention, Human, Statistical study, Vaccination, Viral hepatitis B, Health staff, United States, North America, America, Efficiency
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Cote : 94-0507304
Code Inist : 002B05C02F. Création : 199501.