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​Hepatitis B Immune Globulin

Transfusion Medicine

​Alternate Product Names
  • ​HBIG
  • Hyperhep
  • Hepagam
  • ​Hepatitis B post-exposure prophylaxis
​Resource Information

Product Information:

Size/Volume Available
  • HyperHEP B® S/D: 0.5 mL and 5 mL
  • HepaGam B®: 3 mL or 6 mL (>312 IU/mL)
​0.5 mL
​Yes​No​NoContact Public Health​ ​
​5.0 mL
Pretransfusion Testing Requirements
  • ​None required
Forms Required
  • Indicate dosage required (total mL volume)
  • Patient weight (kg), address, home phone number and reason for use must be indicated
    • If recipient is a neonate, indicate mother’s first and last name
  • Saskatoon lab only:
    • TIG/HBIG/Hepatitis B/ RIG/Rabies Vaccine Recipients Form (DC-101) shall be completed and faxed to Disease Control Public Health Services (PHS) when product is issued
    • Indication of PHS notification shall be made in Transfusion Medicine LIS
  • ​Saskatoon: Public Health will be notified when product has been issued
  • Should be administered preceding or concomitantly with Hepatitis B vaccination as a part of Hepatitis B post-exposure prophylaxis
  • A Transfusion Medicine/Canadian Blood Services chart report is NOT required for product infusion
  • ​See product monograph.  For intramuscular injection only.
  • Contains human protein; informed patient consent required for this product


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Laboratory Controlled Document LSM-60 v7

Last Modified: Thursday, October 6, 2022 |
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