Hepatitis A – vaccine

Alternative Names

Vaccine – hepatitis A; Immunization – hepatitis A; Havrix; VAQTA

Definition of Hepatitis A – vaccine

The hepatitis A vaccine protects you against a type of liver infection called . The vaccine will not protect you from other types of hepatitis.


David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 12/18/2010

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