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Hepatitis A Vaccination Booster

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Ask the Experts

Booster immunization using different hepatitis recombinant vaccine manufacturers

When returning 1 month later and after another 6 months for hepatitis B recombinant vaccine boosters, what happens if they use a different manufacturers recombinant hepatitis B vaccine than the previous time? Clinics sometimes switch suppliers....
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...manufacturers. I believe that there are two Smith Kline and Merck. It should not make a difference if you switch. You may not need a booster ever. However in my own case, my antibody dipped low after 10 years and I got a booster, twice.(It's been... Read more »

Hepatitis B and Hepatitis A immunization boosters

After how many years could boosters be needed for Hep B and Hep Aimmunization? Read more »

Hep B... Am I at risk

I just found out my partner was diagnosed with HepB. I have been vacinated probably in the last 10... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...cause hepatitis. Hepatitis is also the name of a family of viral infections that affect the liver>; the most common types are Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C. What is the difference between Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C?... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for Health Professionals

...inactivated poliovirus (IPV) vaccine. Cannot be administered before age 6 weeks or after age 7 years. TWINRIX®: Combined Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B vaccine. recommended for persons aged ≥18 years who are at increased risk for... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Vaccinations and HIV

...people with HIV. Hepatitis (see Fact Sheet 506 ): Hepatitis can be caused by several different viruses. Vaccines exist for hepatitis A and B. Hepatitis A is usually not serious but it can be for someone with a weakened liver. This... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B Vaccine: Fact Sheet

...Reporting System (1-800-822-7967) receives reports from health care providers and others about vaccine side effects. Combined Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B Vaccine Combinations using hepatitis A and/or hepatitis B vaccines Additional... Read more »
Connect With Others

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 »

Immune System Booster

Posted by kinzie1, 4 Replies
...I was wondering if anybody has heard about mangosteen juice a new product that is doing amazing things as an Immune System Booster. I also believe that this product can help many many people. This is what has been written by Dr. Sam Walters... Read more »

Dear Doctor D. Ryan

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...serorevert after being vaccinated against certain infections. This is why some vaccinations require a series of shots (like Hepatitis B, to make sure that the antibodies hold) or booster shots throughout one's life (for instance, measles, mumps,... Read more »


Posted by DUDE
...and render them ineffective. The researchers are now also working on using the same approach against other viruses such as hepatitis C. Read more »