May 20, 2006
I GOT PRICKED BY A NEEDLE INFECTED WITH VIRUS B , 3 WEEKS BEFORE THE PRICK, I WAS VACCINATED WITH THE 1ST DOSE OF HB VACCINE, AND I GOT THE SECOND DOSE AFTER THE PRICK BY 1 WEEK......IS IT POSSIBLE THAT I GET DISEASED WITH HBV? MY HBs antibody titre after i got the secon dose of vaccine was more than 1000 (iu/ml i guess)
Response from Dr. McGovern
Good question. I think the chance of you getting infected seems extraordinarily low. The vaccine will most likely protect you.
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