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Correct Dosage For Hep B Immunization

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Hep B Vaccine

pleasehere is my situationi took my full series Hep B vaccine after that i took my Hep B surface antibody test.The result showed 50mIL/mL (cut off value at 10mIL/mL) REACTIVE....(that was a month ago)Last week had oral sex with my girlfriend who has...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I would not expect you to be infected from the risk you describe.Also, an antibody level greater than 10 is already protective from the vaccine.I would not worry. Read more »

hep c

if youve been vaccinated for hep b, can you still get hep c? Read more »

Hepatitis B and Hepatitis A immunization boosters

After how many years could boosters be needed for Hep B and Hep Aimmunization? Read more »
Articles
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Stimulating Vaccine Development:

...appropriate types of immune responses." Michel J. Caulfield, PhD, with Merck Research Laboratories, turned to the example of hepatitis B virus (HBV). Chronic carriers of HBV have elevated levels of alanine aminotransferase liver enzyme and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Comprehensive Immunization Strategy to Eliminate Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United States

...have responded to hepatitis B vaccination with anti-HBs concentrations of > 10 mIU/mL do not require additional passive or active immunization after an HBV exposure and do not need further periodic testing to assess anti-HBs concentrations. ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Vaccinations and HIV

...Hepatitis A is usually not serious but it can be for someone with a weakened liver. This includes people who are infected with hepatitis B or C. Two hepatitis A vaccine shots can protect you for about 20 years. Hepatitis B can cause serious... Read more »
The Well Project

Immune Reconstitution

...inflammatorysyndrome (IRIS). The reported infections include Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC), cytomegalovirus (CMV), herpes simplex virus, hepatitis B and C,tuberculosis (TB), and herpes zoster (or shingles). IRIS occurs in 15%-25% of people... Read more »
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negative meia after 12 weeks. Got hep B vaccinatio

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Vaccination for Hep B, since I was not immune for that. I took that shot. Now I am very worried. I see from some websites, that with hepatitis B vaccination, it could show positive for ELISA. Is it the case? If I am seroconverting, will this shot... Read more »

Hep B Vaccine affecting ELISA?

Posted by crazy_person, 1 Reply
...could cause HIV RNA levels to increase, showing an elevated viral load for up to 4-6 weeks. My question is this - would the Hep B vaccine affect the HIV ELISA causing either a false negative or a false positive result? I also read that the ELISA... Read more »

HEP B, HEP C, & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...If one was infected with HEP B or C and took and HIV test at 12, 15, and 17 weeks (excessive testing I know, can't help it) would a negative test be accurate Read more »

Hep B and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...If I am a non-converter for Hep B immunization, does it mean that HIV will take longer to convert if it is in me? Read more »