Evaluation of the immune response to hepatitis B vaccination in children aged 1-3 years in Malatya, Turkey

Karaoglu L. , Pehlıvan E., Gunes G., Genc M., Tekerekoglu S., Ercan C., ...More

MICROBIOLOGICA, vol.26, no.4, pp.311-319, 2003 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Title of Journal : MICROBIOLOGICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.311-319
  • Keywords: hepatitis B vaccination, hepatitis B immunogenicity, VIRUS-INFECTION, NONRESPONDERS, IMMUNIZATION


By the end of 1998, Turkey had launched the routine vaccination of infants against hepatitis B. The purpose of the study is to evaluate the immune response in a sample of vaccinated children aged 1-3 years in the city of Malatya.