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Hepatitis B Vaccine For Newborns

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hepabig and vaccine

good day!Just want to know the difference between hepabig and hepa vaccine doses.what is hepabig(immunoglobilin) for?will it be still effective if administered beyond the prescribed 24 hour period? Will a booster dose help? I'm from the Philippines...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Use of both hepatitis B immunoglobulin (HBIG) and Hepatitis B vaccine are extremely effective in preventing transmission of hepatitis B virus from mother to infant.Hepatitis B vaccine induces the Read more »

hepatitis a and b vaccination

my son lost the last shot of hepatitis vaccination a and b.it was in 2007. do I need to repeat the... Read more »

HEPATITIS B VACCINE

IF I had completed the series of hepa b vaccine and its booster doses, what is the posibility of me... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for Health Professionals

...disease programs Institutions and nonresidential day care facilities for developmentally disabled persons What are the Hepatitis B vaccines licensed for use in the United States? Two single-antigen vaccines and three combination... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...virus, call your health professional or your health department. If a person who has been exposed to Hepatitis B virus gets the Hepatitis B vaccine and/or a shot called "HBIG" (Hepatitis B immune globulin) within 24 hours, Hepatitis B infection... 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

...Pediatr Infect Dis J 1992;11:866-74. CDC. Recommendation of the Immunization Practices Advisory Committee (ACIP): inactivated hepatitis B virus vaccine . MMWR 1982;31:317-8, 327-8. CDC. Recommendation of the Immunization Practices... Read more »
The Body PRO

HAART Use Improves Hepatitis B Vaccine Response, Even at High CD4 Counts

...vaccine responses in our cohort of HIV-positive individuals, of which we looked at 626 participants who had been vaccinated with hepatitis B vaccine after their HIV diagnosis. Michael Landrum, M.D. What we found was that individuals... Read more »
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the vaccines extend the period of window?

Posted by nightsunami, 1 Reply
it wanted that they answered this question to me because before the week 13 that me realize the examination I was vaccinated against hepatitis B. IT CAN AFFECT the VACCINE SO THAT the RESULT IS a FALSE NEGATIVE? Read more »

negative meia after 12 weeks. Got hep B vaccinatio

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi Everybody, I had a risky exposure. I live in canada. I got tested for p24 on 19th day, 4 weeks MEIA, 8 weeks MEIA, 12 weeks MEIA, all negative. I still have digestion problems, my stool comes out in the same order I ate food and has the... Read more »

Infectious or Intoxication Diseases?

Posted by Anonymous
...herself but not for her children. Similar was a judicial sentence in England where a HIV positive couple refused to get their newborn tested. The judge said that the child must be tested, because in the case of a positive test result immediate... Read more »

Sexually transmitted diseases. TB. Hepatitis.

Posted by dsaklad, 1 Reply
When getting tested it's a good idea to get tested for   a. sexually transmitted diseases,       ... Read more »