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Hepatitis B Vaccines in Clinical Practice : Drugs and the Pharmaceutical Sciences - Ellis

Hepatitis B Vaccines in Clinical Practice

Drugs and the Pharmaceutical Sciences

By: Ellis

Hardcover Published: 1st January 1993
ISBN: 9780824787806
Number Of Pages: 440

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This book presents current recommendations for vaccination for pre- and post-exposure prophylaxis in all suitable target populations and groups. It provides immunization guidelines from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for health care workers and others at occupational risk of exposure and for routine vaccinations by the Immune Practices Advisory Committee of the Centers for Disease Control. Covering all aspects of the production, testing and applications of Hepatitis B vaccines, this book: lists all available vaccines worldwide; discusses all serological assays in the field; examines how the vaccine was tested in international clinical trials; describes new programmes for universal immunization of infants; and reveals how the vaccine may prevent some forms of hepatocellular carcinoma. The book should be of interest to: infectious disease specialists, clinical virologists, immunologists, haematologists, oncologists, hepatologists and gastroenterologists, paediatricians, pharmacologists, molecular biologists, biochemists, biotechnologists, genetic engineers, occupational safety administrators and public health specialists; and upper level undergraduate, graduate and medical school students of these disciplines.

Recommendations for prevention of hepatitis B with vaccine
Plasma-derived hepatitis B vaccine - a breakthrough in preventive medicine
Functions of hepatitis B virus proteins and molecular targets for protective immunity
Survey of licensed hepatitis B vaccines and their production processes
Quality control of hepatitis B vaccine
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ISBN: 9780824787806
ISBN-10: 0824787803
Series: Drugs and the Pharmaceutical Sciences
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 440
Published: 1st January 1993
Publisher: CRC PR INC
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.57 x 15.95  x 2.62
Weight (kg): 0.77
Edition Number: 1