Accelerated HBV vaccine regimen may aid rapid seroconversion in adults with CKD

An accelerated hepatitis B virus vaccine regimen may be effective in reaching rapid seroconversion for adults with advanced chronic kidney disease, according to a study.
The results suggest this method may be beneficial before hemodialysis or kidney transplantation, researchers led by Jathurong Kittrakulrat, MD, of the department of medicine and faculty of medicine at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand, wrote.
“Hepatitis B virus (HBV) vaccination is crucial for seronegative advanced (CKD) patients, for protection during dialysis while preparing for transplantation,” the

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