Hepatitis A B C
Aug 3, 2001
Dear Dr If I may troule you with my question......... I tested negative at 3 4 5 6 7 8 months for hiv. I had a negative Hepatitis C and have vaccine against B. Should I be concerned that A might be causing a delayed reaction in formation of antibody? Why didn't the dr tell me about A when I got the blood work to rule out C? will this oversight impact all me hiv Elisa negative tests?
Response from Dr. Dieterich
Don't know why your MD did not tell you. Often test panels don't include hepatitis A antibodies. If you do not have antibodies to hepatitis A then you should be vaccinated for that too, it only takes 2 shots six months apart. DTD
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