HEPATITIS A VACCINE – DOSAGE & SCHEDULE

  • It can be safely administered beyond 2 year of age.
  • 2 – 18 years:  Single shot; Dose :  0.5 ml suspension (720 Elisa units)
  • > 18 years :  Single shot; Dose :  1 ml suspension (1440 Elisa units)
  • booster is recommended between 6 – 12 months
  • It is given by Intramuscular route (IM) in deltoid (upper arm) region only.