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A Community-Based Study of Hepatitis B Infection and Immunization Among Young Adults in a High-Drug-Use Neighborhood in New York CityIn a New York City neighborhood characterized as a "drug supermarket," researchers conducted a community-based study of the prevalence and correlates of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection and immunization among young adults. From Bushwick, Brooklyn,... Read more »
NPR's "Morning Edition" Examines Neighborhood Support Provided to Rwandan Women Who Contracted HIV Through RapeNeighborhood genocide survivor associations in Rwanda are providing psychosocial support to HIV-positive women who contracted the virus through rape during the country's 1994 genocide, NPR's "Morning Edition " reports (Baron, "Morning Edition," NPR,... Read more »
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Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramThank you for your question. The answer to this question depends on which vaccine you got. There are presently two different hepatitis vaccines:If you were vaccinated against the hepatitis A virus (which involves 2 shots over a 6-12 month period),... Read more »
Tufts University School of MedicineYou have received "good news" from your laboratories. In general, you can think of laboratories related to any virus in this simplistic way: the presence of antigens usually refers to the presence of virus itself. The presence of... Read more »
Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramThank 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 »
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Posted by mariana, 1 Replyhola quiero saber cuanto es el periodo ventana de la hepatitis b y de la hepatitis c con tecnicas de busqueda de anticuerpos no de adn, quiero saber cuandoes definitivo el examen de hepatitis b y c con la tecnica de anticuerpos. Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 Replypor favor, ya no se que pensar. si alguien como yo a los 6 meses tiene una serologia negativa de vih y posituva de hepatitis c pero con arn hepatitis indetectable, no es segura la prueba del vih por uan posible coinfeccion? se alarga el periodo... Read more »
Posted by mariana, 1 ReplyEn el caso de que el virus de la hepatitis C haya sido adquirido en el mismo riesgo en el cual se adquiere vih, las pruebas de vih y hepatitis C podrian ser negativas hasta los 12 meses.
Se han visto casos en que el VHC examen de anticuerpos no... Read more »
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