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Hepatitis A Vaccine for Children Lasts for 10 Years: Study
Date:8/14/2012

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The researchers also found that 4 percent of the children between 15 months and 21 months old who were born to women without hepatitis A antibodies no longer had protection from the virus after 10 years.

"Our study demonstrates that [the effects of] a hepatitis A [vaccine] persists for at least 10 years after primary vaccination ... when administered to children at ages 12 months and older, regardless of their mothers' anti-hepatitis A status," study author Dr. Umid Sharapov, an epidemiologist with the CDC, said in a news release. "These findings support current CDC ... guidelines for routine administration of two doses of inactivated hepatitis A vaccine to all children in the U.S., beginning at the age of 12 months."

The study authors added that a future booster dose may be necessary for children to maintain protection against hepatitis A.

The study was published in the August issue of the journal Hepatology.

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The U.S. National Institutes of Health provides more information on hepatitis A.

-- Mary Elizabeth Dallas

SOURCE: Wiley, news release, Aug. 9, 2012


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