Journal article

DTPa-HBV-IPV vaccine for primary vaccination of infants

Terry Nolan, Stephen Lambert, Don Roberton, Helen Marshall, Peter Richmond, Catherine Streeton

JOURNAL OF PAEDIATRICS AND CHILD HEALTH | WILEY | Published : 2007

Abstract

AIM: Combined vaccines have an increasingly important role to play in delivering these antigens acceptably. We describe the immunogenicity and reactogenicity of a combined DTPa-HBV-IPV vaccine (diphtheria, tetanus, acellular pertussis, hepatitis B, inactivated poliovirus (DTPa-HBV-IPV: Infanrix penta) ) when administered for the primary vaccination of infants resulting from a study where the primary objective was to demonstrate non-inferiority of the immune response induced by DTPa-HBV-IPV using an industrial-scale IPV production process. METHODS: Three hundred and fourteen infants received primary immunisation with DTPa-HBV-IPV at 2, 4 and 6 months of age. Routine Haemophilus influenzae imm..

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