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How Often To Be Vaccinated For Hepatitis B

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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 three shots again.?he is 5 years old.he got an hemangioma this year. it is asymtomatic. he is ok.
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
If he missed the last shot, I would just give the last shot now and you can check a surface antibody in about two months after that to see if the vaccine worked properly Read more »

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U.S. National Institutes of Health

Vaccination for Hepatitis A and B

...vaccine. Manufactured by SmithKline Beecham Biologicals. Postexposure Prophylaxis Prophylactic treatment for exposure to hepatitis B virus involves either hepatitis B immune globulin (HBIG), hepatitis B vaccine, or a combination of both.... Read more »
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HAART Use Improves Hepatitis B Vaccine Response, Even at High CD4 Counts

...also with the Infectious Disease Clinical Research Program from the Uniformed Services University in Bethesda, Md. We examined hepatitis B [HBV] vaccine responses in our cohort of HIV-positive individuals, of which we looked at 626 participants... Read more »
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Vaccinate to Prevent Hepatitis B

...estimates and reduction from vaccination. 41st IDSA, 2003, San Diego. Abstract 583. Bower W, et al. Molecular epidemiology of hepatitis B virus transmission in a United States correctional facility. 41st IDSA, 2003, San Diego. Abstract 585. ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B Vaccine: Fact Sheet

...surface antigen)-positive mothers are healthcare workers who have contact with blood are sex partners of persons with chronic hepatitis B virus infection Post-vaccination testing should be completed 1-2 months after the third vaccine dose... Read more »
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...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 »

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