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Hep B vaccination and HIV antibody tests

Hi Dr. Bob,Thanks for being there for worried folks like us. I have a question related to HIV Antibody tests and Hep B vaccination. I got my first vaccination after 2 weeks from a possible HIV exposure and the next one a month from then. Further, I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...syphilis you got Friday? It really can't store that gonorrhea infection until it's finished with the other STD's. As for your Hep B vaccination concerns, a quick check of the archives would have given you your answer! Hep B vaccination will not... Read more »

hep b antibodies

i donated to the red cross and found out that i am pos. to the hep b antibodies. i am a nursing... Read more »

How to interpret my HEP B AB QUANT (titer) results

My result is 5.03 mIU/mL the reference is 0.00- 9.99mIU/mL"STATUS OF IMMUNITY"Protective Immunity... Read more »
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Poster Session 42405: The Effectiveness of Hepatitis B Vaccination in HIV-Infected Patients

...HIV-positive patients, the study authors concluded. The researchers urge: careful monitoring for vaccine completion subsequent Hep B antibody testing to ensure that the vaccine was effective continued education about the ways to avoid Hep B... 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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

...lower hep C viral load Do not have serious liver damage Are women Are younger than age 40 Do not have HIV or hepatitis B infection Are white, not African American Can Hep C Be Prevented? Although there are... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Hepatitis B: The Other Hepatitis Virus

...significant problem for many people with HIV, but it isn't the only virus that can cause hepatitis (inflammation of the liver). HIV/hepatitis B virus (HBV) is another common co-infection and, like HIV/HCV co-infection, can cause severe liver... Read more »
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question about test

Posted by holycow, 1 Reply
...was three and a half months after my possible exposure, the test came back negative which was awesome! but I also got my last hepatitis B shot that day before I drew blood for the HIV test, well I was wondering if that hep B test screwed up my... Read more »

Hep B plesae help

Posted by Survivor, 2 Replies
...Just got an email back from Dr. Ben on my HEP A, B,C. He told me that I have been exposed to hep B and he says its nothing hes worried about??!?!?! Yuck! I also told him that I did start a series on B vacs a couple years ago 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 »

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 »