Should the first dose of a hepatitis B vaccine (birth dose) be given to infants within ≤24 hours after birth vs at the time of the first dose of diphtheria tetanus and pertussis (DTP) vaccine?

  • Population: Infants.
  • Intervention: First dose of hepatitis B vaccines given at ≤24 hours.
  • Comparison(s): First dose given at the same time as the first dose of DTP vaccine.
  • Outcome: Seroconversion to antibody against hepatitis B surface antigen (anti-HBs).
  • Evidence to recommendation table
  • Hepatitis B