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Hepatitis Vaccination Schedule

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Hep A & B vaccination

Have had 1st injection. Is it acceptable to have the second in 5 days instead of 7 and then again in 14 days for the third shot?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...I suspect you are a traveler and in need of rapid vaccination.One dose of hepatitis A vaccine before travel is considered adequate by the CDC.There is an accelerated vaccine schedule for hepatitis B of 0,7,14 Read more »

Hebatitis B vacination and HIV Test (HEPATITIS B VACCINE AND HIV TESTS, 2009)

Dear Doctor,I have just proceeded a donation and wondering how to do a blank donations to be... Read more »

Mix up between Twinrix and Hep B vaccine

I had my first A/B vaccination with Twinrix in August last year. 4 weeks later due to a mix-up I... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A FAQs for Health Professionals

... Table of Contents Overview and Statistics Hepatitis A Vaccination Hepatitis A and International Travel Postexposure Prophylaxis for Hepatitis A Overview and Statistics Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevention and Control of Infections With Hepatitis Viruses in Correctional Settings

... Stevens CE, Toy PT, Tong MJ, et al. Perinatal hepatitis B virus transmission in the United States: prevention by passive-active immunization. JAMA 1985;253:1740-5. CDC. General recommendations on immunization: recommendations of the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...Overview Statistics Transmission / Exposure Symptoms Tests Treatment Prevention / Vaccination Pregnancy and Hepatitis B Overview What is hepatitis? "Hepatitis" means inflammation of the liver. Toxins, certain... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for Health Professionals

...aged ≥18 years who are at increased risk for both Hepatitis A virus and HBV infections. What are the recommended schedules for Hepatitis B vaccination? The vaccination schedule most often used for children and adults is 3 ... Read more »
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time line

Posted by Anonymous
...worker, the CDC nonetheless suggests that when treating people with AIDS, personnel take precautions similar to those used with hepatitis B patients. Related Links Read the guidelines AIDS is named The CDC convenes a meeting of... Read more »

hiv or not? worstnightmereever

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...frequency or dysuria.. no discharge.. no fever.. no lymphadenopathy.. 4 weeks later.. I went to my doctor.. CBC, chemistry, hepatitis serology and urine stick were all normal.. The pain continued.. at 6 weeks I begun to have a low grade... Read more »

What's the deal?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have a simple question: I keep hearing that HIV treatments and sooo much better now then ever. well if they are so good, why are soooo many people still dying from AIDS in countries with good health care? (US, UK, Canada) 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 Read more »