Am Fam Physician. 2008 Jul 15;78(2):176.

The Practice Guideline “ACIP Releases Recommendations for Hepatitis B Vaccine Use in Adults” (August 15, 2007, page 585) incorrectly listed saliva as the body fluid with the highest concentration of hepatitis B virus (HBV). On page 585, the first sentence of the “Epidemiology” section should have read: “Serum, semen, and saliva have been shown to be infectious, with serum containing the highest concentration of HBV.” The article has been corrected online.


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