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Table 3 Management of infants born to women with hepatitis B

From: Management of hepatitis B in pregnant women and infants: a multicentre audit from four London hospitals

1stdose of hepatitis B vaccination Hospital 1 n/70 (%) Hospital 2 n/89 (%) Hospital 3 n/64 (%) Hospital 4 n/178 (%) Total n/401 (%)
Vaccinated 58 (83) 68 (76) 57 (89) 143 (80) 326 (81.3)
Miscarriages/deaths 1 (2) 1 (1) 1 (2) 3 6 (1.5)
No data 11 (15) 20 (22) 6 (11) 32 (18) 69 (17.2)
Total 70 (100) 89 (100) 64 (100) 178 (100) 401 (100)
Hepatitis B immunoglobulin (HBIG) administration Number of neonates given Hepatitis B immunoglobulin (HBIG) in addition to Hepatitis B vaccine
  Hospital 1 (%) Hospital 2 (%) Hospital 3 (%) Hospital 4 (%) Total (%)
HBIG given appropriately/number of high risk infants delivered in audit hospitals eligible for HBIG 11/11 (100) 2/7 (29) 5/8 (63) 18/22 (82) 36/48* (75)
HBIG given without indication 4 0 2 No data 6
  1. *From Hospitals 2, 3 and 4: 2 women had a miscarriage and 10 moved care elsewhere.