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AcronymDefinition
HBIGHBV (Hepatitis B Virus) Immune Globulin
HBIGHepatitis B Immune Globulin (blood plasma)
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All susceptible persons whose sex partners have acute hepatitis B virus infection should receive a single dose of HBIG (0.
Infants weighing at least 2,000 g and born to mothers with an unknown HBsAg status: Administer the hepatitis B vaccine within 12 hours of birth and HBIG by hospital discharge or age 7 days (whichever is first) if HBsAg status remains unknown or is confirmed positive.
All 18 infants born to HBsAg-positive women received hepatitis B vaccination within 12 hours of delivery and 17 of 18 received HBIG.
Infants of HBsA-positive or women of unknown status should receive both single antigen Hepatitis B vaccine and HBIG within 12 hours of birth.
HBIG Tom and the Mainliners received another ecstatic welcome from their legion of fans in the Galtymore in Cricklewood, London last Saturday night.
Administration of HBIG vaccine therapy is most effective if given within 12 h of birth or exposure to HBV.
Should unvaccinated, non-immune employees receive significant exposure, they must be offered HBIG and the initiation of the full immunization series within 24 hours of exposure (OSHA addendum, 1992).
Hepatitis B immune globulin, called HBIG, is also given.
19] HBIG is also used for protection against severe recurrent HBV infection in liver transplant patients.
1) Abbreviations: HBsAg = hepatitis B surface antigen; HBIG = hepatitis B immune globulin; HepB = hepatitis B vaccine.