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needle prick
May 12, 2009

needle prick from patient that have HBsAg reactive, n HBsAg 20.... after that..i do my blood test... my HBsAg is non reactive n HBsAb is negative.. So...how many percent that i will effect to this virus? im already get the 1 dose of hepatitis B Vaccine after the case...

Response from Dr. McGovern

Please talk to your employee health service to also be certain you are getting Hepatitis B immunoglobulin as well. You should do well if you get this shot soon (within 7 days of exposure - preferably earlier).



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