Q&A: Why a second shot for hepatitis B vaccination non-responders?

OSHA Healthcare Connection, May 18, 2010

Q: When a newly hired healthcare worker does not respond to the hepatitis B vaccination series, why do we administer it again?

A: You administer the series again because the success rate is high for a second series, and because OSHA says so.

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