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Hep B Surface Antigen In Health Care Workers

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Universal health care (HEALTH CARE REFORM, 2009)

Not a question, but a comment on a previous one.I live in the UK whose National Health Service has recently been the subject of comparison with the US private/insurance-based health provision. Whilst I do not claim that our NHS is perfect (and what...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...some of the scare tactics that the insurance companies and rightwing Republicans have used to confuse and vilify the issue of health care reform here in the U.S.Dr. BobUniversal Health CareSep 6, 2009 Granted, "Universal Health Care" sounds great... Read more »

Hep V vaccinated, + antibody/- core, then + core 2 yrs later??

Dear Dr. McGovern, I would appreciate your input to this confusing situation. I had a 3-vaccine... Read more »

HEP B LAB #S

Thank you for your time. Can you please interpret the following lab results? How much would these... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...tests and their meanings. But remember: only your doctor can interpret your individual test results. Hepatitis B Surface Antigen (HBsAg) is a protein on the surface of the Hepatitis B virus. It can be detected in the blood... Read more »
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Hepatitis: Overview

...sewage in it, or through food that was handled by someone with contaminated hands. Hep A and Hep E do not cause chronic illness. Hepatitis B is the most common hepatitis virus. It can be transmitted from mother to infant, through sexual... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Comprehensive Immunization Strategy to Eliminate Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United States

...unvaccinated adults. In other primary care and specialty medical settings in which adults at risk for HBV infection receive care, health-care providers should inform all patients about the health benefits of vaccination, including risks for HBV... 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 »
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HealthCare

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I dont understand how HIV is transmitted in hospitals and other healthcare facilities because they all now a days atleast in north america used new sterile needles when injecting or taking blood so how 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 B, HEP C, & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...If one was infected with HEP B or C and took and HIV test at 12, 15, and 17 weeks (excessive testing I know, can't help it) would a negative test be accurate Read more »

i am a health care worker...

Posted by Anonymous
...I am a health care worker in Baltimore. Every other patient that I come into contact with in my clinic is an HIV or AIDS patient. I would like Read more »