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Hep A And B Vaccine

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Hep B vaccination and Hep B surface Ag

Is it possible to get a positive Hep B surface Ag if I do a blood test within 2 weeks of receiving my third dose of Hep B vaccine? If so, how long should I wait to do a blood test to see if the vaccine works?thank you
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Actually if you want to see if the vaccine worked, you want to get a surface antibody - not antigen....Routine checking is actually not recommended since the vaccine works 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 »

Hep B vaccine

You are the most helpful doctor here in the website who answers quickly! thank you! Just one... 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, Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A Vaccination of Men Who Have Sex With Men -- Atlanta, Georgia, 1996-1997

...cases during 1996 (p In September 1996, state and county health officials, in collaboration with community leaders, planned a hepatitis A vaccination campaign focused specifically on MSM residing in Atlanta. Because one dose of hepatitis A... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Twinrix: Combined Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B Vaccine

...Schedules Mixed Schedules that Include Doses of Twinrix Junior Resources General Information Twinrix┬« is a combined hepatitis A and hepatitis B vaccine recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration for persons >18 years.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Outbreak of Hepatitis A Among Men Who Have Sex With Men: Implications for Hepatitis A Vaccination Strategies

...visiting a bathhouse, or specific sex practices, such as digital-anal or oral-anal sex. Among MSM, household or sexual contact with a hepatitis A case patient was the only risk factor associated with hepatitis A, but this exposure accounted for a... Read more »
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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 Read more »

Hep Question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...understand is why there hasn't been any studies to see how effective hep b prevention is with condoms. Is it because there's a vaccine? It's also funny how this vaccine's not routinely given until recently. As such I haven't gotten it that's why... Read more »

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 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 Read more »