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Monday, October 22, 2012
New Hepatitis B Vaccine Induces Higher Seroprotection Rates Than Engerix-B
Two multicenter trials of the two vaccines were conducted to determine immunogenicity in subjects in the age range for the proposed indication for HEPLISAV, noted Robert Janssen, MD, from Dynavax Technologies, Berkeley, CA. Dynavax has submitted a Biologics License Application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for an indication of prevention of hepatitis B infection in individuals 18 to 70 years old.