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hep B surface antibody negative

I completed the 3 shots of hep B vaccination about 6 years ago. I didn't check if the vaccine was working after the third shot at that time. Recently, I have done a hep B antigen and surface antibody test. I found that the hep B surface antibody...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
In a small minority of people, they may not show evidence of surface antibody, even after the three injections. This could be related to HIV status and the degree of immune suppression (how low the CD4 count is). Some times a booster shot (or giving... Read more »

Hep B e-negative

I am e-antigen negative and have a viral load of 842 iu/ml and 1550 copies/ml. Do I need... Read more »

Could Hep A&B Vaccination Cause False Negative HIV Antibody Test?

Dear Dr. Frascino, I'd like to say I've been through a whole lot of sites and I can say without a... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...Overview Statistics Transmission / Exposure Symptoms Tests Treatment Prevention / Vaccination Pregnancy and Hepatitis B Overview What is hepatitis? "Hepatitis" means inflammation of the liver. Toxins, certain... 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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

...African American Can Hep C Be Prevented? Although there are vaccines to protect you from getting infected with Hep A or Hep B, there is no vaccine yet for hep C. The best way to prevent hep C infection is to avoid being exposed to blood... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Panels to Probe Problems at St. Louis VA Clinic

...underwent dental procedures at the clinic between Feb. 1, 2009, and March 11, 2010, that the errors may have exposed them to HIV, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C. Of the 1,144 patients screened so far, 809 tested negative. The VA has not provided a... Read more »
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negative meia after 12 weeks. Got hep B vaccinatio

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...ate food and has the same color of food I eat. On 14th week, I saw a new doctor who suggested I should go for 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... Read more »

please help.....from India

Posted by confused700, 1 Reply
...tests- At 5 months mark- HIV 1/2 antibodies(Solid Phase Dot Immunuassay method-they told me its a third generation test):negative Hep B:negative At 6 months mark- HIV 1/2 antibodies:negative At 7 months mark- HIV 1/2 antibodies:negative HIV... Read more »

looking for friend, wisdom

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...viral infection a week earlier, which she once again received again a week later. Now i have been tested for Hep. B and it was negative, also i have been told that i may just have a viral infection. I am skeptical about this evaluation because it... Read more »

Jackieblue got my results but dont believe them

Posted by Anonymous
...Hi Jackie, since my last post I did become a test addict and thats a fact, I even tested for hep b and it came negative, also vdrl negative, my last hiv 1 and 2 was at 12.4 weeks pep they came negative but I still feel pretty Read more »