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Hep A And B Booster

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do i need hep b booster shot?

Good day Doctor; i just want to ask if i need hep b booster shot, if my anti hbs is reactive (55.77 mIU/L COV 10.000)?THANKS DOC......
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Hello,Usually a HBV SAb level between 10 and 100 is considered a poor (current) response, and indicative of the need for a booster.I'd recommend talking to your doctor about what your test results imply for you.BY... Read more »

do i need a hep b booster shot?

hi doctor, do i need a booster shot on hep b when my anti hbs is reactive (RESULT: 55.7 mIU/L C.O.V... Read more »

Confused: Hep B Vaccination Booster Dose

For children born to the mothers of Hep B +ve, after a complete course of prescribed vaccination... Read more »
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Booster Dose of Hep A Vaccine Needed in HIV-Positive Men

At the 2010 ICAAC, it was reported that an extra "booster" dose of the hepatitis A virus (HAV) vaccine may be needed for HIV-positive men who have sex with men (MSM). This is to get a vaccine antibody response equal to what was seen in HIV-negative... Read more »
HIV i-Base

New Booster -- Cobicistat as an Alternative to Ritonavir

The pharmacokinetic booster cobicistat is one component of the recently FDA-approved, single-pill, integrase inhibitor-based combination Quad. Cobicistat has similar pharmacokinetic boosting properties to ritonavir by inhibiting the cytochrome... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Team Readies TB Vaccine Booster for Human Tests

Seattle scientists have developed an experimental booster vaccine that could extend the efficacy of the Bacille Calmette-GuĂ©rin (BCG) vaccine. BCG vaccine is administered in many countries where TB prevalence is high in order to prevent serious... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Namibia's Education Ministry Launches HIV/AIDS Booster Packs for Teachers, Staff

Namibia's Ministry of Education has made immune system booster packs part of its efforts to mitigate the effects of HIV/AIDS on the education sector in the country, the Namibian/AllAfrica.com reports. The packs aim to ensure that teachers and... Read more »
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will vitamins and Immune system booster affect hiv test results??

Posted by xrayvison, 3 Replies
I have a quick question. I am going to get an hiv test done soon but I was wondering since I take a high dose of immune system boosters like vitamin c, zinc, and vitamin d as a supplement for healthy living, would this affect the outcome of my test... Read more »

Immune System Booster

Posted by kinzie1, 2 Replies
Hi,

I do not have hiv or aids but a good friend of mine passed away a few years ago from it. I

live in Arizona. I was wondering if anybody has heard about mangosteen juice a new

product that is doing amazing things as an Immune System Booster. I also... Read more »

Immune System Booster

Posted by kinzie1, 4 Replies
Hi,

I do not have aids but a good friend of mine passed away a few years ago from it. I

live in Arizona. I was wondering if anybody has heard about mangosteen juice a new

product that is doing amazing things as an Immune System Booster. I also... Read more »

Hep A, B, & C?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
wondering if any of the above would skew a hiv test? nextly i was vaccinated within the last 10 years for hep B do you get a booster? i had all 3 shots, actually 4 because of timing. does that mean i'm safe from hep B? then hep A is contracted... Read more »