Definitions for "Hepatitis B vaccine"
A immunization performed primarily by a needle injection which creates antibodies to fight the Hepatitis B virus if the virus later enters the body.
A newly developed preparation that is used to prevent virus B hepatitis (formerly called serum hepatitis) by stimulating the body to develop antibodies against the virus. The vaccine requires three injections to be effective.
A series of vaccinations which allows patients develop antibodies to hepatitis B.