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NCI Drug Dictionary


hepatitis B vaccine (recombinant) 
A non-infectious mixture containing recombinant hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) in a liquid vehicle. Immunization with the hepatitis B vaccine induces the formation of specific anti-hepatitis B antibodies and an active immunity against hepatitis B infection. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
US brand names:Engerix-B
Recombivax HB
Foreign brand name:Engerix-B