Low Hepatitis B Immunization Rate among Patients with HIV

More than one third of U.S. HIV patients had missed opportunities to initiate hepatitis B vaccination. Meeting goals for hepatitis B elimination will require increased vaccination of HIV patients in all practice settings, particularly at facilities not funded by Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program. (John Weiser, Alejandro Perez, Heather Bradley, Hope King, R. Luke Shouse. Low Prevalence of Hepatitis B Vaccination Among Patients Receiving Medical Care for HIV Infection in the United States, 2009 to 2012. Ann Intern Med. [Epub ahead of print 26 December 2017]doi: 10.7326/M17-1689)