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Question Hepatitis B immunization schedule

COuld someone explain.

First dose at birth depending on mothers Hbsag status and babys weight, other 3 doses given along with DTap,RV,Hib,IPV,PCV?

Is this wrong?
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Question 1

The 1st dose of the hepatitis B vaccine is given at birth. However, it may be delayed until 1 month of life if the infant is preterm and the mother is hepatitis B surface antigen negative.

Hepatitis B Vaccination

Question 2

Those 5 vaccines that you mentioned (DTap,RV,Hib,IPV,PCV) are given together at the 2nd, 4th, and 6th month.
  • At the 2nd month, the 2nd dose of HepB is also given.
  • No other vaccine is given at the 4th month.
  • At the 6th month, the 3rd dose of HepB is also given, as well as the first dose of the inactivated influenza vaccine.

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