Hepatitis a vaccine in pediatric patients affected by metabolic liver diseases

Raffaella Giacchino, Anna Timitilli, Emanuela Castellano, Maja Di Rocco, Paolo Fiore, Renato Soncini, Luisa Romanò

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Abstract

Twenty children with a variety of metabolic liver diseases were given two doses of hepatitis A vaccine. Adverse reactions were mild. All subjects responded to vaccine with seroconversion to hepatitis A virus antibodies after the first dose, regardless of transaminase values, and had a booster effect from the second doses.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)805-807
Number of pages3
JournalPediatric Infectious Disease Journal
Volume20
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 2001

Keywords

  • Hepatitis A
  • Metabolic liver diseases
  • Vaccine

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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    Giacchino, R., Timitilli, A., Castellano, E., Di Rocco, M., Fiore, P., Soncini, R., & Romanò, L. (2001). Hepatitis a vaccine in pediatric patients affected by metabolic liver diseases. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 20(8), 805-807.