Hepatitis B: Recommended vaccinations
  General recommendation
  Recommendation for specific groups only
  Catch-up (e.g. if previous doses missed)
 
Vaccination not funded by the National Health system
 
Mandatory vaccination
BirthMonthsYears
1234567810111213141516181925-6101112131415161718≥ 65
Austria
HepB1
HepB
HepB
HepB
HepB2
HepB3
HepB
Belgium
HepB1
HepB
HepB
HepB
HepB
HepB
HepB4
Bulgaria
HepB5
HepB6
HepB7
HepB7
HepB7
HepB6
Croatia
HepB8
HepB
HepB9
HepB
HepB10
Cyprus
HepB11
HepB
HepB
HepB
Czech Republic
HepB12
HepB13
HepB
HepB
HepB14
Denmark
HepB15
HepB16
HepB16
HepB16
Estonia
HepB17
HepB
HepB
HepB
HepB
Finland
HepB18
France
HepB19
HepB
HepB
HepB
HepB20
Germany
HepB1
HepB
HepB21
HepB
HepB
HepB
Greece
HepB22
HepB
HepB
HepB
HepB
HepB23
Hungary
HepB24
HepB25
Iceland
HepB
Ireland
HepB26
HepB
HepB
HepB
Italy
HepB27
HepB
HepB
HepB
Latvia
HepB28
HepB
HepB
HepB
HepB
HepB29
Liechtenstein
HepB30
HepB
HepB
HepB
HepB31
Lithuania
HepB
HepB
HepB
Luxembourg
HepB32
HepB
HepB
HepB
HepB33
Malta
HepB32
HepB
HepB
HepB
Netherlands
HepB34
HepB35
HepB
HepB
HepB
Norway
HepB
HepB
HepB
Poland
HepB36
HepB
HepB
Portugal
HepB
HepB
HepB
Romania
HepB37
HepB
HepB
HepB
Slovakia
HepB38
HepB
HepB
HepB
Slovenia
HepB39
HepB40
HepB40
HepB40
HepB41
Spain
HepB42
HepB
HepB
HepB
HepB43
Sweden
HepB1
HepB
HepB
HepB

Footnotes:

  1. Babies born to a mother infected with hepatitis B will be offered a dose at birth simultaneously with HB immunoglobulin
  2. Minimum interval of 6 month after second dose
  3. Primary immunisation (0/1/6 months) or catch-up depending on previous vaccination history
  4. Vaccination of specific risk groups (see detailed information http://www.health.belgium.be/eportal/Aboutus/relatedinstitutions/SuperiorHealthCouncil/domains/vaccination/index.htm?fodnlang=fr#.VOr0BvnF-QA )
  5. Administration within 24 hours after birth.
  6. When using a monovalent vacine, doses are administered at 1 and 6 months
  7. When using a combination vaccine (e.g. hexavalent vaccine), doses are administered at 2, 3 and 4 months
  8. Babies born to a mother infected with hepatitis B will be offered a dose immunoglobulins at birth.
  9. The second dose of HepB is given either at four or at six months of age (as part of the hexavalent vaccine). The pentavalent vaccine is administered either at four or at six months of age instead of the hexavalent.
  10. Catch-up at 6th grade for those not vaccinated in infancy (3-doses scheme). Catch-up expected to end after 2018
  11. Babies born to a mother infected with hepatitis B will be vaccinated and receive HB immunoglobulins within 24 hours after birth
  12. Babies born to HBsAg-positive mothers will be given a first dose within 24 hours after birth by law
  13. The first dose of hexavalent vaccine is given from the end of the 2nd month of life, at intervals of two months between the first and the second dose, and the third dose given between the eleventh and thirteenth months of the child's age
  14. 3 doses. if susceptible and no history of vaccination. mandatory for specific at risk groups
  15. Babies born to a mother infected with hepatitis B will be offered a first vaccine dose at birth simultaneously with HepB immunoglobulin. Following vaccine doses are given at one month, 2 month and 12 month of age.
  16. For specific at risk-groups only
  17. Within 12 hours after birth, recommended for babies born from HepB positive mother
  18. risk-groups only (to be given at the earliest age)
  19. Babies born to a mother infected with hepatitis B will be offered a first dose at birth simultaneously with HB immunoglobulin, one month of age and 6 month of age. Four doses scheme (0-1-2-6 months) for premature <32 weeks or less than 2 kg. This intervention shall be evaluated at 9 month of age through HBs Ag and anti-HBs antibodies testing, preferably one to four month after the last vaccine dose.
  20. Three doses in a 0, 1, 6 month schedule. From 11 to 15 years, 2 doses in a 0, 6 schedule
  21. optional dosis if monovalent and other combination vaccines are used
  22. Babies born to a mother infected with hepatitis B (or with unknown status) will be offered a first vaccine dose at birth simultaneously with HB immunoglobulin. More details on follow-up schedule are available at: http://www.infovac.gr/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/%CE%95%CE%98%CE%9D%CE%99%CE%9A%CE%9F-%CE%A0%CE%A1%CE%9F%CE%93%CE%A1%CE%91%CE%9C%CE%9C%CE%91-%CE%95%CE%9C%CE%92%CE%9F%CE%9B%CE%99%CE%91%CE%A3%CE%9C%CE%A9%CE%9D-%CE%A0%CE%91%CE%94%CE%99%CE%A9%CE%9D-%CE%95%CE%A6%CE%97%CE%92%CE%A9%CE%9D-2019.pdf
  23. Three doses
  24. Babies born to a mother infected with hepatitis B or unknown immune status will be offered a first vaccine dose within 12 hours after birth and simultaneously with HB immunoglobulin in case of HbsAg positive mother. Following vaccine doses are given 1 month later and the third dose, 6 months after first dose.
  25. School-based vaccination in 7th grade
  26. All babies born to these mothers should receive hepatitis B vaccine at 0, 2, 4 and 6 months and also HBIG as soon as possible ideally within 24 hours of birth, but no later than 7 days
  27. Babies born to a mother infected with hepatitis B will be offered a first vaccine dose within 12-24 hours after birth and simultaneously with HB immunoglobulin. The following and second vaccine dose is given 4 weeks apart from the first. Starting from the third dose, which is given from 61 days of life onwards, the vaccination calendar schedule including the combined hexavalent vaccine should be used.
  28. Babies born to a mother infected with hepatitis B or unknown immune status will be offered a first dose within 12 hours after birth. Vaccine administered according to indications.
  29. If no previous vaccination. Three doses recommended.
  30. Babies born of HBsAg positive mothers: 1st dose of monovalent vaccine and HB immunoglobulins administered at birth. Monovalent vaccine to be used also for the 2nd dose at 1 month of age, hexavalent combination vaccine can be used for the 3rd and 4th doses at 2 and 12 months of age
  31. For individuals who have not been vaccinated previously. Can be given at the same time as vaccination against HPV.
  32. Babies born to a mother infected with hepatitis B will be offered a first dose at birth
  33. if no history of vaccination
  34. Offered to infants born to a mother infected with hepatitis B
  35. Recommended only in specific circumstances, for example: infants born to a mother not vaccinated against pertussis during pregnancy or infants born to a mother infected with Hepatitis B
  36. Administration within 24 hours after birth
  37. Within 24 hours after birth. In the event that the vaccine against Hepatitis B is not available, a different schedule applies for babies born of HBsAG positive mothers. More information available at: http://www.cnscbt.ro/index.php/calendarul-national-de-vaccinare
  38. Babies born to a mother infected with hepatitis B will be offered a first dose at birth simultaneously with HB immunoglobulin, and two additional doses: one at 1 month and one at 6 months
  39. Babies born to a mother infected with hepatitis B: first dose within 12 hours from birth, then at one month of age, three months of age, five months of age and 11-18 months of age
  40. Introduced in 2020 for babies born from October 2019. More information available at: https://www.nijz.si/sl/v-letu-2020-sprememba-pri-cepljenju-dojenckov
  41. Three doses of monovalent vaccine for children born before October 2019 (first and second dose at 5-6 years of age, before school; third dose in the first school year)
  42. Babies born to a mother infected with hepatitis B will be offered a first dose at birth, 2, 4 and 11 months of age and HB immunoglobulin at birth (first 24 hours of life)
  43. Recommended for previously unvaccinated individuals up to 18 years of age (three doses at 0, 1 and 6 months)