ATAGI Factsheet Hep B 2018 Health Professionals


ATAGI advice (updated): alternatives during supply shortage of adult hepatitis B vaccines

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Publication date: 
21 March 2018
Last updated: 
22 March 2018
Publication type: 
Intended audience: 
Health sector

This resource provides clinical advice from the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) regarding the use of alternative vaccines during periods when adult formulations of hepatitis B vaccines are not available.

It includes information about:

  • the background to the supply shortage
  • unnecessary vaccinations that should be avoided
  • recommended alternative vaccination strategies.