Immunoglobulin (IG) for Hepatitis A
How Well It Works
If given within 2 weeks of exposure to the virus, immunoglobulin (IG) is more than 85% effective in preventing hepatitis A virus (HAV) infection.Reference 1
Immunoglobulin has been effective in controlling some outbreaks of HAV.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: August 30, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference W. Thomas London, MD - Hepatology