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Evidence-Based Resource Summary

Strength of Evidence: 
4 out of 4
4 out of 4
Year Published: 
2006

A Comprehensive Immunization Strategy to Eliminate Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United States – Part II: Immunization of Adults

Description of Resource: 
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices provides adult immunization recommendations as part of a strategy to eliminate the transmission of hepatitis B. The recommendations are to increase hepatitis B vaccination of at-risk adults so that adults are universally vaccinated for hepatitis B.

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Developed By: 
CDC/MMWR
Developer Type: 
Federal Government
Healthy People 2020 Topic Area(s): 
Immunization and Infectious Diseases
Resource Type: 
Citation: 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A Comprehensive Immunization Strategy to Eliminate Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United States: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) Part II: Immunization of Adults. MMWR [Internet]. 2006 Dec 8 [cited 2013 Jan 22];55(RR–16). Available from: http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/pdf/rr/rr5516.pdf