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Hepatitis Booster

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Hepatitis B and Hepatitis A immunization boosters

After how many years could boosters be needed for Hep B and Hep Aimmunization?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. In regard to the Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B vaccines, at this time, booster shots are not usually necessary. After completing the initial vaccination series, in the vast majority of people, both of these vaccines are... Read more »

Booster immunization using different hepatitis recombinant vaccine manufacturers

When returning 1 month later and after another 6 months for hepatitis B recombinant vaccine... Read more »

Booster immunization using different hepatitus B recombinent vaccine manufacturers

When returning 1 month later and after another 6 months for hepatitus B recombinant vaccine... Read more »
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Booster Dose of Hep A Vaccine Needed in HIV-Positive Men

At the 2010 ICAAC, it was reported that an extra "booster" dose of the hepatitis A virus (HAV) vaccine may be needed for HIV-positive men who have sex with men (MSM). This is to get a vaccine antibody response equal to what was seen in HIV-negative... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

The Next Generation of Boosters: Promising Data on Potential Alternatives to Ritonavir

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. In this interview, you'll meet two of these impressive HIV researchers and read their explanation of studies they presented at CROI 2009.... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

The Future of HIV Drug Treatment

In a Capsule Treatment choices are constantly expanding as new antiretroviral drugs are developed. Other forms of treatment, such as immune boosters and therapeutic vaccines, are also being investigated. Nobody can predict the future.... Read more »
HIV i-Base

New Booster -- Cobicistat as an Alternative to Ritonavir

The pharmacokinetic booster cobicistat is one component of the recently FDA-approved, single-pill, integrase inhibitor-based combination Quad. Cobicistat has similar pharmacokinetic boosting properties to ritonavir by inhibiting the cytochrome... Read more »
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will vitamins and Immune system booster affect hiv test results??

Posted by xrayvison, 3 Replies
I have a quick question. I am going to get an hiv test done soon but I was wondering since I take a high dose of immune system boosters like vitamin c, zinc, and vitamin d as a supplement for healthy living, would this affect the outcome of my test... Read more »

Immune System Booster

Posted by kinzie1, 2 Replies
Hi,

I do not have hiv or aids but a good friend of mine passed away a few years ago from it. I

live in Arizona. 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... Read more »

Immune System Booster

Posted by kinzie1, 4 Replies
Hi,

I do not have aids but a good friend of mine passed away a few years ago from it. I

live in Arizona. 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... Read more »

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 OVER -- the internet, contacting the CDC, asking our physicians -- for a... Read more »