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when should we get updated
Feb 23, 2006

I am the safety officer of our local fire department and we have some guys that had there hep b shot back in 93'. Should they be recheck or do you think they are still ok?

Response from Dr. McGovern

Since it is more than a decade that they were vaccinated, and you may be exposed due to your job, I would recommend getting a hepatitis B surface antibody level to see if the level is high enough for protection.

Dr. M

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