Vaccine Age of vaccine recipient (years) Dose (hepatitis A virus antigen) Volume per dose (mL) No. doses Vaccination schedule Notes
Twinrix Junior (360/10) 1 to <16 360 ELISA U 0.5 3

1st dose: day 0 (day of vaccination)

2nd dose: 1 month after 1st dose

3rd dose: 6 months after 1st dose
None
Twinrix (720/20) 1 to <16 720 ELISA U 1.0 2

1st dose: day 0 (day of vaccination)

2nd dose: 6–12 months after 1st dose
Do not use this schedule for people who need rapid protection against hepatitis B (eg a close contact of a person with chronic hepatitis B)
Twinrix (720/20) ≥16 720 ELISA U 1.0 3

1st dose: day 0 (day of vaccination)

2nd dose: 1 month after 1st dose

3rd dose: 6 months after 1st dose
None
Twinrix (720/20) ≥16 720 ELISA U 1.0 4

1st dose: day 0 (day of vaccination)

2nd dose: 7 days after 1st dose

3rd dose: 21 days after 1st dose

4th dose: 12 months after 1st dose
Only use this accelerated schedule if there is very limited time before travel to either moderately or highly endemic regions. See also Table. Accelerated hepatitis B vaccination schedules for people with imminent risk of exposure

For more details on combination hepatitis A/hepatitis B vaccines and schedules, see Hepatitis B.

Last updated: 
7 June 2018
Last reviewed: 
7 June 2018

Definitions

ELISA
enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay