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Combined hepatitis A and B vaccines
  • Relevant BNF section: 14.4


Within the last decade, the development of effective monovalent vaccines has provided a major advance in the prevention of both hepatitis A and B. We have previously reviewed these vaccines.1,2 Now, combined (bivalent) hepatitis A and B vaccines have been licensed (▼Twinrix Adult and ▼Twinrix Paediatric-SmithKline Beecham). Here we consider the potential uses for such combined vaccines.

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  • Relevant BNF section: 14.4

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