Indication

HEPATITIS B VACCINE – INDICATIONS

Hepatitis B Vaccine is routinely recommended to the following categories of people:

  • All Newborns 
  • High Risk” group

o    All Medical / paramedical staff

o    Dialysis patients

o    Thalassemia & hemophiliac patients

o    Transplant patients

o    Any medical condition requiring repeated blood transfusions

o    Intravenous drug users

o    Heterosexuals with multiple partners

o    Homosexuals

o    Infants born to Hepatitis B infected mothers

o    Family members of Hepatitis B carriers

o    Travelers to high prevalence areas