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​Hepatitis B Vaccine

Transfusion Medicine

​Alternate Product Names
  • ​Engerix
  • Recombivax
​Indications
  • ​Immunization against hepatitis B virus infection
​Resource Information

​Product Monographs:

Size/Volume Available
  • 0.5 mL
  • 1 mL
Availability
​RUH​SCH​SPH​Rural
​Yes​YesYesContact Public Health
  • ​SCH and SPH requests for 0.5 mL size will be transported from RUH as requests are received
Pretransfusion Testing Requirements
  • ​None required
Forms Required

​Saskatoon:

Rural:

  • Contact Public Health
Ordering
  • 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
​Notes
  • Saskatoon laboratory 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 issued
    • Indication of PHS notification shall be made in Transfusion Medicine LIS
  • Saskatoon nursing staff only:
    • Record of Administration of High Risk Vaccine/or Immune Globulin Form (DC-264) shall be completed at the time of administration of vaccine and faxed to 655-4723
    • Form shall accompany the product from Transfusion Medicine
  • A Transfusion Medicine/Canadian Blood Services chart report is NOT required for product infusion
​Administration
  • ​See product monograph
  • Does not contain human protein; informed patient consent not required for this product

 

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Laboratory Controlled Document LSM-61 v4

Last Modified: Friday, January 26, 2018 |
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