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Hep A Vaccination

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hep b core ab igm-postive-- had hep vaccine

shouldn't I be protected from Hep B??-- currently waiting on a complet heb b panel----
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...An IgM would suggest recent/acute hepatitis B. You will need further follow up including your liver function tests. The pace of the follow-up will also depend on whether Read more »

Hep vaccination and transmission

Hi Dr. McGovern,I am 25 years old and I remember getting vaccinated for Hep B at age 13. What I... Read more »


U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

...Outbreaks of hepatitis A among men who have sex with men (MSM) are a recurring problem in many large cities in the industrialized world ( 1 , 2 ) . Because 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 injection Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Safety and Immunogenicity of Hepatitis A Vaccine in HIV-Infected Patients: A Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial

...The use of an inactivated hepatitis A (HepA) vaccine provides affordable protection against HAV infection, which may be of particular importance in those who are HIV-infected. 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 »
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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 Read more »

Hep B Vaccine affecting ELISA?

Posted by crazy_person, 1 Reply
...Blot would be negative if the person was truly negative. I took an ELISA today about an hour after receiving my second Hep B vaccination (series of 3 shots) and then it dawned on me that the vaccine may affect my ELISA results. Any help on this... Read more »

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 for hep b? Should I be scared of this? What I don't understand is... Read more »

I Just GOT

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My Hep. A shot. Need another in 6 months. I also have been protected from Hep B. I'm gay and having oral sex so I am doing all I can to be safe. Wish they could come up with a vaccien for HIV. Read more »