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Hepatitis Vaccine 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
...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 days with a booster at about six months. There is some data on this accelerated... Read more »

hepatitis vaccination

taking hepatitis vaccine needed?Jan 8, 2010 hello DR thanks for your resent reply about... Read more »

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Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A FAQs for Health Professionals

...HAV (in a lower dosage; see table) and Hepatitis B virus antigens. All are inactivated vaccines. What are the dosages and schedules for Hepatitis A vaccines? Licensed Dosages and Schedules for HAVRIX ® 1 ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevention and Control of Infections With Hepatitis Viruses in Correctional Settings

...Serologic Testing Box 2: Diagnostic Testing for Infection With Hepatitis Viruses Table 3: Hepatitis A Vaccination Dosages and Schedule Box 3: Contact Investigation and Postexposure Prophylaxis After Identification of a Case of Hepatitis A ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Twinrix: Combined Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B Vaccine

... General Information Evaluating Unlicensed Schedules Acceptable Ages Acceptable Dosing Intervals Mixed Schedules Mixed Schedules that Include Doses of Twinrix Junior Resources Read more »
U.S. National Institutes of Health

Vaccination for Hepatitis A and B

... Candidates for Hepatitis A Vaccination Doses and Schedules: Hepatitis A Candidates for Hepatitis B Vaccination Doses and Schedules: Hepatitis B Additional Information Sources Read more »
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Posted by anxiousinny, 1 Reply
I just got tested for HIV last week. They said results would be back in 2-3 days, but never called, so I called them and they are in. (It's been 4 days). Anyway, I know they can't tell me over the phone, but i had to make an appointment-- and they... Read more »

time line

Posted by Anonymous
...health officials and scientists because of U.S. policy barring entrance to foreigners with HIV/AIDS. The international conference scheduled to be held in Boston in 1992 is ultimately moved to Amsterdam. Jonathan Mann quits WHO Dr. Jonathan... Read more »

dosing schedule adjustment

Posted by pozartistsd, 1 Reply
hey all you experts out there! I think i may know the answer to this but would like to get some input: I currently take my meds (Reyataz/Truvada/Norvir) once a day. I take them at 9am (with breakfast, not that you need to know that ) I would... 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 »