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Hep A And B Combo Vaccine

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Can Hep b Vaccine cause HBV DNA to go up?

Hello Dr McGovernThank you in advance for answering my question. I was diagnosed to be HB inactive carrier with HBV DNA less than 1000 copies/ml the DNA test was done six months later and it was less than 500 copies. My doctor give me a vaccine and...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I am not aware of any information that suggest that vaccine will make the virus level go higher but usually we don't give vaccine to people who already have the infection.As for inactive carrier state: if you have virus in your blood, I... Read more »

Hep A & Hep B Vaccines to a person with Hep C

What do you know about the viral load raising after a person with Hep C has been vaccinated against... Read more »

HIV+ and Hep 'C' and best drug combo

Hello, When I was 33, in 1995, I had a routine hepatitis screening completed and it came back... 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 »
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Tibotec and Gilead Team Up to Develop Prezista/Cobicistat Combo

Tibotec Pharmaceuticals announced on June 28 that it has entered into a license agreement with Gilead Sciences, Inc. for the development and commercialization of a new once-daily, single-tablet, fixed dose antiretroviral combination product... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B Vaccine: Fact Sheet

First Anti-Cancer Vaccine Hepatitis B vaccine prevents hepatitis B disease and its serious consequences like hepatocellular carcinoma (liver cancer). Therefore, this is the first anti-cancer vaccine. Safe and Effective Medical, scientific... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

WHO to Probe Vietnam Child Deaths Linked to Vaccine

Vietnam has suspended its use of a South Korean-made hepatitis B vaccine linked to the deaths of three children in the nation. Today, the World Health Organization announced it is launching an investigation. WHO said it supports Vietnam's temporary... Read more »
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Re jamie hep vaccine

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi Jamie, if you were vaccinated in school,im sure it was for hep B , I knoww is one for hep A but in school it would have been hep B ,so i wouldn't worry about that, As for me I never was vaccinated , So my stress level is still up there. Hope your... Read more »

Hep B Vaccine affecting ELISA?

Posted by crazy_person, 1 Reply
I've read that the vaccine 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... Read more »

Question regarding HEP vaccination and HIV concerns

Posted by change33, 1 Reply
I had a VDRL done as a follow up to my exposure to Chlamydia Jan 5 . Walk in clinics are the norm where I live because of how hard it is to find a regular doctor that has room for new patience. Just in case you'r wondering why I didn't ask him.....I... 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 »