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can i still get a booster dose?
Mar 16, 2010

Hi Im May, I just want to ask if I can still have my booster dose after two years?my last dose for my hepa b vac was april 2007. Thank you.

Response from Dr. McGovern

I am not quite sure if I understand your question.

If you did not complete the first 3 shots and want to know if you can have your third now...I would certainly go ahead and get vaccinated and then check a hepatitis B surface antibody to see if your levels are protective.

Boosters are not routinely given unless a person's antibody levels have fallen over time and they are still at risk.

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