Policy Number

80.28

IWK - 80.28 Newborn Hepatitis B Immune Globulin & Vaccine Prophylaxis Schedule

Description

Infants born to Hepatitis B surface antigen positive mothers should receive Hepatitis B Immune Globulin and Hepatitis B vaccine to prevent perinatal transmission.

An order by an authorized prescriber is required for both Hepatitis B Immune Globulin and Hepatitis B vaccine.