Major Thalassemia

Determination of Hepat it is B Surface Anti body Titerin Vaccinated Children with Major Thalassemia in Kerman – Iran

ABSTRACT Background: Thalassemia patients are more susceptible to hepatitis than the normal population due to the frequent blood transfusions. Objective: To determine the immune response of children with major ß-thalassemia, by measuring anti-hepatitis B surface antibody (anti-HBs Ab) following the last HBV vaccine injection. Methods: This study was carried out on 215 thalassemic children who…