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Question :
Posted On : 30 Mar 2016
latest newborn management to hepatitis Bplus mother,hbsag positive mother and the vaccineof the newborn and hepatoglobulin is missed then what to do,within howmuch time after birth these should be given
Expert Answer :
Newborns born to hepatitis B carriers should receive hepatitis vaccine AND hepatitis B immune globulin {HBIG} within 12 hours of birth. HBIG should be given in babies born to mothers who are e antigen positive. The remaining vaccines can be given at 1 month interval.
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