Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, October 30th, 1995
The report was presented at the 1995 Annual Meeting of the Infectious Disease Society of America, held September 15-20 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Adolescent vaccination against hepatitis B is an important adjunct to universal infant immunization programs in a strategy to decrease the incidence of acute hepatitis B, the prevalence of carriers, and the transmission of hepatitis B through traditional risk factors (perinatal, sexual, and sharing of needles).
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