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Evidence-Based Resource Summary

Strength of Evidence: 
4 out of 4
4 out of 4
Year Published: 
2011

Use of Hepatitis B Vaccination for Adults with Diabetes Mellitus: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)

Description of Resource: 
This 2011 Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report outlines the risk of hepatitis B infection in adults with diabetes mellitus, morbidity and mortality, infection control, vaccine effectiveness, and guidelines for administering the vaccine.

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Developed By: 
CDC/MMWR
Developer Type: 
Federal Government
Healthy People 2020 Topic Area(s): 
Immunization and Infectious Diseases
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Resource Type: 
Citation: 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Use of Hepatitis B Vaccination for Adults with Diabetes Mellitus: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). MMWR [Internet]. 2011 Dec 23 [cited 2013 Jan 15];60(50):1709–1711. Available from: http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6050a4.htm