Research Letter

The long-term efficacy of hepatitis B immunisation in aneasthetists in Bloemfontein

J. H. S. van der Merwe, B. J. S. Diedericks
Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Natuurwetenskap en Tegnologie | Vol 7, No 3 | a915 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/satnt.v7i3.915 | © 1988 J. H. S. van der Merwe, B. J. S. Diedericks | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 17 March 1988 | Published: 17 March 1988

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J. H. S. van der Merwe,, South Africa
B. J. S. Diedericks,, South Africa

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Abstract

Thirty three months after vaccination, protective immunity was present in only 47 of anaesthetists immunised with plasma-derived vaccine. It appears that the age of the vaccinee is a major adverse factor.

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