Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are recommended to:

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have a higher risk of acquiring new hepatitis B virus infection than non-Indigenous Australians.2,3 

Adult-formulation hepatitis B vaccine should be given in a 3-dose schedule.

See Table. Monovalent hepatitis B vaccines for adolescents and adults in Vaccines, dosage and administration.

See also Vaccination for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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Last updated: 
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