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Effectiveness Of Hep B Vaccine

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hep b vaccine effectiveness

hi, iam vaccinated against hep b.I had my Hepatitis b antibody level checked in january this year 2008 because of my job(iam a nurse)..the levels were >999 mIU/ml.iam dating a girl who is a hep b carrier,i wanted to know if i have protected sex...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...The hepatitis B vaccine is great - it affords you excellent protection. Periodically you should have your surface antibodies checked to be certain Read more »

Hep B Vaccine not working

I've taken the Hepatitis B vaccine at least three times now. Once involved me coming in once a week... Read more »

Mix up between Twinrix and Hep B vaccine

I had my first A/B vaccination with Twinrix in August last year. 4 weeks later due to a mix-up I... Read more »
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Poster Session 42405: The Effectiveness of Hepatitis B Vaccination in HIV-Infected Patients

...Hepatitis B vaccination is strongly recommended for people living with HIV (as well as men who have sex with men, health care workers, and Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Using Hepatitis A and B Vaccination as a Paradigm for Effective HIV Vaccine Delivery

... "An understanding of vaccine acceptance and uptake is imperative for successful vaccination of populations that will be primary targets for vaccination after 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...Overview Statistics Transmission / Exposure Symptoms Tests Treatment Prevention / Vaccination Pregnancy and Hepatitis B Overview What is hepatitis? "Hepatitis" means inflammation of the liver. Toxins, certain... Read more »
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Hep Question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I was tested neg for HIV but now I am worried about hep b cause I Am in Asia and hep b is pretty common here according to the CDC. Since I always use condoms is there reason to test Read more »

Hepatitis B question - would anyone know?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I'm a 26 yr old male that was born with Hepatitis B. I'm in a monogamous relationship with my girlfriend, who is vaccinated with the Hep B vaccine. We have been searching ALL OVER 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 »

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 »