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Hepatitis B Vaccination: Effect of re-vaccination and injection site in suboptimal responders

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Pead, P.J., Saeed, A.A. Hepatitis B Vaccination: Effect of re-vaccination and injection site in suboptimal responders. Eur J Epidemiol 2, 240–241 (1986). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00211538

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  • Hepatitis B vaccine
  • Immune response